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Side chair


Object number

RIF4490

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

99.06 x 49.53 x 40.64 cm (39 x 19 1/2 x 16 in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Ginsburg and Levy, Inc., New York; sold by them to Doris and Richard M. Seidlitz, Pound Ridge, New York; consigned by them to Sotheby's, New York, January 30, 1988, lot 1779

Associated names

Ginsburg and Levy, Inc.
Doris Seidlitz
Richard M. Seidlitz
Sotheby's

Notes

A closely related pair of side chairs is RIF160

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important American Furniture: The Collection of Doris and Richard M. Seidlitz, sale cat. (January 30, 1988), lot 1779, ill.