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From: Erik Kyle Gronning and Dennis Andrew Carr, "Early Rhode Island Turning, " American Furniture 2005, 12, fig. 24
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Banister-back side chair


Object number

RIF5102

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

125.73 x 51.44 x 38.1 cm (49 1/2 x 20 1/4 x 15 in.)

Date

1710–1740

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Ash

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Private collection, 2005

Construction

The crest, finials, and bottom row of stretchers are replacements. Source: Erik Kyle Gronning and Dennis Andrew Carr, "Early Rhode Island Turning, " American Furniture 2005, 12, fig. 24.

Bibliography

Erik Gronning and Dennis Andrew Carr, "Early Rhode Island Turning," American Furniture (2005): 11–12, fig. 24.
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), 181n3.