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From: John S. Walton advertisement, Antiques 63 (February 1953): 88
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Side chairs, set of six


Object number

RIF4942

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed John Townsend, American, 1732–1809

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1770–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Governor Joseph Wanton (1705–1780), Newport, Rhode Island. John S. Walton, New York, 1953

Associated names

Governor Joseph Wanton
John S. Walton

See also


Bibliography

"John S. Walton advertisment," Antiques 63, no.2 (February 1953): 88, ill.
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), 376n3.