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Side chair


Object number

RIF4735

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

97.473 x 55.88 x 49.53 cm (38 3/8 x 22 x 19 1/2 in.)

Date

1755–1780

Current location

Brooklyn Museum

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Unknown sale, Christie's, New York; sold to Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc., New York; given to the Brooklyn Museum, New York, 2000

Associated names

Christie's
Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

"Brooklyn Museum, Collections: Decorative Arts: Side Chair," http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/161096/Side_Chair/set/94de53bf95661c0894c089c77e3886e8?referring-q=2000.17.3 (accessed September 22, 2011).
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), 253n3.