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Side chair


Object number

RIF4687

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Thomas Robinson (1730–1817), South Kingstown, Rhode Island, then, Newport, Rhode Island. Private collection

Associated names

Thomas Robinson

Notes

The double-ring turnings on the medial stretcher, the prominence of the rings on the side stretchers near the back legs, and the thickness of the back legs where they meet the floor suggest a Rhode Island origin.

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