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Armchair


Object number

RIF5578

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

102.87 x 73.66 x 53.98 cm (40 1/2 x 29 x 21 1/4 in.)

Date

1770–1790

Current location

The Henry Ford

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island, or possibly made in Massachusetts
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); ash (rear seat rail); yellow poplar (slip seat frame [probably replaced])

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., Boston; sold to Henry Ford (1863–1947), Dearborn, Michigan, 1928; The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
Henry Ford