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Side chair


Object number

RIF4442

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

101.283 x 50.165 x 49.213 cm (39 7/8 x 19 3/4 x 19 3/8 in.)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple and red oak (secondary)

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

Charles K. Davis (1889–1968), Fairfield, Connecticut; given to The Metropolitan Museum of Art , New York, 1948

Associated names

Charles K. Davis

Construction

The side seat rails are tenoned through the rear stiles.

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Bibliography

Morrison H. Heckscher, "American Furniture and the Art of Connoisseurship," Antiques 153, no. 5 (May 1998): 728–729, pl. XIV, XV.