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Banister-back side chair


Object number

RIF4740

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

45 x 19 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. (114.3 x 49.53 x 36.83 cm)

Date

1720–1780

Current location

Little Compton Historical Society

Geography

Probably made in Little Compton, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Auction sale, Soule-Seabury House, Tiverton Four Corners, Rhode Island; sold to Joseph K. Ott (1929–1994) and Anne Ott, Providence, Rhode Island, 1981; given to the Little Compton Historical Society, Rhode Island, 1993

Associated names

Soule-Seabury House
Joseph K. Ott
Anne Northrop Ott

See also


Bibliography

Joseph K. Ott, "A Group of Rhode Island Banister-back Chairs," Antiques 125, no. 5 (May 1984): 1171[no illus.].
"Chair, Dining," http://littlecompton.pastperfect-online.com/35259cgi/mweb.exe?request=record;id=AB0D8CA7-7787-42E4-92DD-151243907002;type=101 (accessed March 12, 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.