image of object
Photo: Courtesy Newport Restoration Foundation, 2001.343
Click the image to enlarge

Side chair


Object number

RIF4387

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

99.06 x 53.34 x 47.625 cm (39 x 21 x 18 3/4 in.)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut (primary)

Inscriptions

Orange sticker on interior left of seat frame "PB 404". Rectangular white sticker with "3150" stamped on it. Yellow crayon marks on front right corner of seat frame "VI". Corresponding yellow crayon marks on right side of seat "VI". "Carved Knee" written in pencil on back, underside of seat.

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, January 29–30, 1971, lot 404; sold to Doris Duke (1912–1993), Newport, Rhode Island; bequeathed to the Newport Restoration Foundation, 1993

Associated names

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
Doris Duke

Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century American Furniture and Decorations, sale cat. (January 29–30, 1971), lot 404.