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Side chair


Object number

RIF4826

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 98.425 cm (38 3/4 in.); Height, seat: 45.72 cm (18 in.); Width, seat: 53.658 cm (21 1/8 in.)

Date

1790–1800

Current location

Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany; birch (diagonal brace and side rail)

Style

Federal

Provenance

Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, Savannah, Georgia

Bibliography

Charles F. Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period, 1788–1825 (New York: Viking Press, 1966), 96, plate 45.