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Roundabout chair


Object number

RIF23

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

78.74 x 48.26 x 48.26 cm (31 x 19 x 19 in.)

Date

about 1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Walnut

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"Sarah Ring Pope / 1760," engraved on silver plaque affixed to seat rail.

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Sarah Ring Pope, 1760. Thomas and Karen Schwenke, Rye, New York, 1980. Sotheby's, New York, June 15, 1989, lot 362. Christie's, New York, January 27, 1995, lot 156; G. K. S. Bush, Washington, D.C., 1995. Sotheby's, New York, January 21–22, 2011, lot 276

Associated names

Sarah Ring Pope
Thomas & Karen Schwenke
Sotheby's
Christie's
G. K. S. Bush, Inc.
Sotheby's

See also


Bibliography

"Thomas and Karen Schwenke advertisement," Antiques 117, no. 4 (April 1980): 826, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Folk Art, Folk Paintings, and Silver, sale cat. (June 2, 1989), lot 362, ill.
"G. K .S. Bush, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 147, no. 6 (June 1995): 794, ill.
Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Prints, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (January 26–27, 1995), 80, lot 156, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana: Including American Stoneware Assembled by Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hochberg, sale cat. (January 21–22, 2011), 150, lot 276.