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Easy chair


Object number

RIF162

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

46 x 29 5/8 x 22 1/4 in. (116.84 x 75.248 x 56.515 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple or birch and white pine (secondary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Louis Guerineau Myers (1874–1932), East Orange, New Jersey; given to the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1930

Associated names

Louis Guerineau Myers

Bibliography

Barry A. Greenlaw, New England Furniture at Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1974), 78–79, no. 69, ill.