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Backstool


Object number

RIF4705

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 90.805 cm (35 3/4 in.); Height, seat: 41.91 cm (16 1/2 in.); Width, seat, maximum: 54.61 cm (21 1/2 in.); Width, seat, minimum: 45.085 cm (17 3/4 in.; Width, back, maximum: 48.578 cm (19 1/8 in.)

Date

1790-1800

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany; chestnut (seat frame blocks)

Style

Federal

Provenance

Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, (sale held Manachester, New Hampshire), August 4–5, 2001, lot 874. Geoffrey Paul, Los Angeles, California; consigned by him to Northeast Auctions, August 4, 2002, lot 637

Associated names

Unknown
Northeast Auctions
Geoffrey Paul
Northeast Auctions

Bibliography

Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, N.H., New Hampshire Weekend Americana Auction, sale cat. (August 4–5, 2001), 106, lot 874, ill.
Northeast Auctions, Hampton and Portsmouth, N.H., The Contents of the Captain Henry Lay Champlin House Property from the Collection of Geoffrey Paul, sale cat. (August 4, 2002), 61, lot 637, ill.