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From: David A. Hanks, American Art of the Colonies and Early Republic (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1971), 19, fig. 11
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Armchair


Object number

RIF321

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

97.79 x 59.055 x 46.355 cm (38 1/2 x 23 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Marshall Field, Chicago, by 1971; given to the Diplomatic Reception Rooms, Department of State, Washington, D.C., 1975; consigned to Christie's, New York, September 25, 1990

Associated names

Diplomatic Reception Rooms, Department of State
Christie's

Bibliography

David A. Hanks, American Art of the Colonies and Early Republic, exh. cat. (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1971), 18–19, no. 11, ill.
David A. Hanks, "Living with Antiques: The Chicago Apartment of Marshall Field," Antiques 100, no. 1 (July 1971): 118.