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Carver armchair


Object number

RIF5046

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

135.89 x 63.5 x 58.42 cm (53 1/2 x 25 x 23 in.)

Date

1680–1700

Current location

The Henry Ford

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island, or made in Little Compton, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple (primary); ash (seat rails)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Jacobean

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., Boston; sold to Henry Ford (1863–1947), Dearborn, Michigan, 1930; The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan

Associated names

Henry Ford

See also


Bibliography

Robert Bishop, How to Know American Antique Furniture (New York: E. P. Dutton, 1973), 25, fig. 13.
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), 30n20, 142n2.