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Side chair


Object number

RIF6229

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

39 7/8 x 21 3/4 x 20 3/4 in. (101.28 x 55.25 x 52.71 cm)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Probably made in Boston
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Medium

Walnut

Marks

None

Inscriptions

“IIII,” incised on rabbet of front seat rail; "A. REDWAY,' in black paint, on an inside edge of slip seat frame; "234," in red paint, on inside of proper right rear leg below seat rail

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1995; sold to private collection, 1995 (now owned as a pair with RIF4936)

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

"Leigh Keno American Antiques, advertisement," Antiques 147, no. 5 (May 1995): 642.
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), 257n8.