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Side chairs, pair [no illustration]


Object number

RIF4361

Maker

Maker attributed Thomas Goddard, 1765–1858

Dimensions

40 x 21 3/16 x 18 1/4 in. (101.6 x 53.848 x 46.355 cm)

Date

1790–1800

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); birch (rear rail); maple (front and side rails)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

“M B Ives,” in graphite, on underside of both front seat rails; illegible graphite, on interior of rear rail of one chair; "// XX," in graphite, on interior of rear rail of other chair

Style

Federal

Provenance

Moses Brown Ives (1794–1857), Providence, Rhode Island. Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, by 1930

Associated names

Moses Brown Ives