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Side chairs, pair


Object number

RIF4383

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed John Townsend, American, 1732–1809

Dimensions

37 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (95.25 x 54.61 x 46.99 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York; sold to Cornelius C. Moore, (1885–1970), Newport, Rhode Island; consigned by his estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, October 30, 1971, lot 84; sold to Doris Duke (1912–1993) for Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island, 1971; Whitehorne House Museum, Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island, from 1974

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
Cornelius C. Moore
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
Doris Duke

See also


Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Important American Furniture: Property from the Estate of the Late Cornelius C. Moore, sale cat. (October 30, 1971), 20, lot 84, ill.