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Side chairs, three


Object number

RIF4346

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker: possibly Job Danforth, 1745–1838

Dimensions

100.965 x 54.61 x 43.18 cm (39 3/4 x 21 1/2 x 17 in.)

Date

1790-1810

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); oak (secondary)

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

Job Danforth (1745–1838), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to Maj. and Mrs. J. Danforth Edwards, Cranston and Wakefield, Rhode Island; given to the Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, 1961

Associated names

Maj. J. Danforth Edwards
Mrs. J. Danforth Edwards

See also


Bibliography

Eleanore Bradford Monahon, "Providence Cabinetmakers," Rhode Island History 23, no. 1 (January 1964): 5, fig. 1.
Eleanore Bradford Monahon, "Providence Cabinetmakers of the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries," Antiques 87, no. 5 (May 1965): 574, fig. 3.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 85, fig. 19.