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Photo: Courtesy Rhode Island Furniture Archive Preservation Society of Newport County, L.57
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Armchair, fitted for a commode


Object number

RIF4800

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

43 1/2 x 27 x 18 in. (110.49 x 68.58 x 45.72 cm)

Date

1770–90

Current location


Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

William Ellery (1727–1820), Newport, Rhode Island; by descent in his family, Newport. private collection; on loan to the Preservation Society of Newport County, since 1994

Associated names

William Ellery
Descendants of William Ellery, Newport, Rhode Island