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Easy chair


Object number

RIF4639

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 114.3 cm (45 in.)

Date

1780-1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Possibly owned by John Brown (1736–1803), Providence, Rhode Island; possibly by descent to Sarah "Sally" Brown Herreshoff (1773–1846), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent in the Herreshoff family, Providence, Rhode Island; private collection, Connecticut; consigned by them to Christie's, New York, January 21, 2000, lot 146

Associated names

John Brown
Sarah "Sally" Brown Herreshoff
Herreshoff family
Private collection
Christie's

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Prints, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (January 21, 2000), 116–117, lot 146.