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Banister-back side chair


Object number

RIF4654

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

112.395 x 50.8 x 35.56 cm (44 1/4 x 20 x 14 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Little Compton Historical Society

Geography

Probably made in Little Compton, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"LC origin / Bailey Family / West Road 'Pigs for Sale' House / Gift EAPF //" Written on bottom

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

By descent in the Peleg Bailey family, Little Compton, Rhode Island. Elizabeth Abbott Pierce Fries; given to the Little Compton Historical Society, Rhode Island, 1981

Associated names

Peleg Bailey family
Elizabeth Abbott Pierce Fries

Bibliography

Little Compton Historical Society, "Chair, dining," http://littlecompton.pastperfect-online.com/35259cgi/mweb.exe?request=record;id=8C83C631-6286-414F-8E2F-575055907740;type=101 (accessed March 16, 2010).
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 185n2.