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Side chair


Object number

RIF4437

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker: possibly Thomas Howard, Jr., 1774–1833
Alternate spelling(s): Thomas Howard

Dimensions

Height: 93.98 cm (37 in.); Width: 55.88 cm (22 in.)

Date

1795–1810

Current location

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple, birch, satinwood (secondary)

Style

Federal

Provenance

Ginsburg and Levy Inc., New York; sold to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1947

Associated names

Ginsburg and Levy, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

Eleanore Bradford Monahon, "Providence Cabinetmakers," Rhode Island History 23, no. 1 (January 1964): 11–12, fig. 6.
"Rhode Island History," Rhode Island History 23, no. 1 (1964): 12–13, fig. 6.
Robert Bishop, Centuries and Styles of the American Chair, 1640–1970 (New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1972), 261, fig. 399.