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Armchair, fitted for a commode


Object number

RIF4600

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1780–1810

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); white pine (lower insert board); yellow poplar (upper insert board)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Federal, Hepplewhite

Provenance

Dyer family, Rhode Island; consigned by their descendants to Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire (sale held Manchester, New Hampshire), October 25, 2009, lot 469

Associated names

Dyer family
Northeast Auctions

Construction

Appears to retain its original rush seat; the arms are tenoned through the stiles.

Bibliography

Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, N.H., New Hampshire Fall Auction, sale cat. (October 25, 2009), 148, lot 469.