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Side chairs, set of five


Object number

RIF4371

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

39 x 17 1/2 x 22 in. (99.06 x 44.45 x 55.88 cm)

Date

1755–75

Current location

Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Dorothy A. Quigley (died prior to 1970), Lock Haven, Pennsylvania; consigned by her estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, January 31, 1970, lot 23; sold to Doris Duke (1912–1993) for Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island, 1970; Whitehorne House Museum, Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island, from 1974

Associated names

Dorothy A.Quigley
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
Doris Duke

See also


Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Important Eighteenth Century American Furniture: Property from the Estate of the Late Dorothy A. Quigley, Lock Haven, PA, sale cat. (January 31, 1970), lot 23, ill.
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), 268n5.