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Banister-back side chair


Object number

RIF4738

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

111.76 x 50.8 x 36.068 cm (44 x 20 x 14 3/16 in.)

Date

1720–1780

Current location

Little Compton Historical Society

Geography

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

Medium

Maple, ash or oak

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"Bessie Gray / Bequest" written on bottom of seat

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Elizabeth (Bessie) Gray, Little Compton, Rhode Island; bequeathed to Little Compton Historical Society, Rhode Island, 2000

Associated names

Elizabeth (Bessie) Gray

See also


Bibliography

Little Compton Historical Society, "Chair, Dining," http://littlecompton.pastperfect-online.com/35259cgi/mweb.exe?request=record;id=D21264AC-1F53-4D08-9696-223474546607;type=101 (accessed March 2, 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.