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From: Ralph E. Carpenter, The Arts and Crafts of Newport Rhode Island 1640- 1820 (Newport, Rhode Island: The Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954),53, cat. no. 27
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Easy chair


Object number

RIF316

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height, back: 122.555cm (48 1/4in.); Height, seat: 31.75cm (12 1/2in.); Width, seat: 90.805cm (35 3/4in.)

Date

1750–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); pine and maple (secondary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Phippen family, Salem, Massachusetts

Associated names

Phippen family
Israel Sack, Inc.

Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., The Arts and Crafts of Newport, Rhode Island, 1640–1820 (Newport, R.I.: Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954), 53, no. 27, ill.