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Armchair


Object number

RIF6094

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

109.86 x 65.41 x 44.13 cm (43 1/4 x 25 3/4 x 17 3/8 in.)

Date

1730–1760

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

By descent to John Whitman Davis (born 1925), Stonington, Connecticut; Nathan Liverant and Son, Colchester, Connecticut; sold to private collection, 2006

Associated names

John Whitman Davis
Nathan Liverant and Son

Notes

The chair retains its original leather upholstery.

Bibliography

"Nathan Liverant and Son advertisement," Antiques 169, no. 5 (May 2006): 23, 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), 246–248, no. 42.