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From: Joseph K. Ott, "Some Rhode Island Furniture," Antiques 107 (May 1975): 943, pl. II
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Upholstered armchair


Object number

RIF4417

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 109.22 cm (43 in.); Width: 70.803 cm (27 7/8 in.)

Date

1750-1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island, or made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (secondary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Joseph K. Ott (1929–1994), Providence, Rhode Island, by 1965

Associated names

Joseph K. Ott

See also


Bibliography

Alice Winchester, "Antiques," Antiques 87, no. 5 (May 1965): 554.
Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, exh. cat. (Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 24–25, no. 22, Detail on p.163, fig. 22, ill.
Joseph K. Ott, "Some Rhode Island Furniture," Antiques 107, no. 5 (May 1975): 943, pl. II, ill.
Wendy A. Cooper, In Praise of America: American Decorative Arts, 1650–1830, Fifty Years of Discovery since the 1929 Girl Scouts Loan Exhibition (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980), 61, fig. 77.