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Side chair


Object number

RIF4795

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

104.14 x 53.34 x 44.45 cm (41 x 21 x 17 1/2 in.)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Preservation Society of Newport County

Geography

Possibly made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); pine (glue blocks)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

“IIII,” incised on rabbet of front seat rail

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Carpenter, Newport, Rhode Island; given by them to the Preservation Society of Newport County, 1953

Associated names

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.
Roberta L. Carpenter

Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Newport, A Center of Colonial Cabinetmaking," Antiques 147, no. 4 (April 1995): 552, pls. IV, V.