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Easy chair


Object number

RIF6117

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Maple

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), Southampton, New York. Marjorie H. Schorsch (1930–2007) and John B. Schorsch; consigned to Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, May 1–2, 1981, lot 506

Associated names

Henry Francis du Pont
John B. Schorsch
Marjorie H. Schorsch
Sotheby Parke Bernet

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Fine American Furniture and Related Decorative Arts: The Collection of Mr. John B. Schorsch and Mrs. Marjorie H. Schorsch, sale cat. (May 1–2, 1981), lot 506, 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), 276n2.