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Easy chair


Object number

RIF352

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 48 1/4 in. (122.555 cm) Width: 34 1/2 in. (87.63 cm)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Walnut

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Mrs. Roland V. Vaughn and Mr. Roland V. Vaughn (1891–1979); sold to Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1954; sold to Mrs. and Mrs. Walter B. Robb, Buffalo, before 1975. Israel Sack, Inc., 1975

Associated names

Mr. Roland V. Vaughn
Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Robb
Israel Sack, Inc.

Bibliography

"Israel Sack, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 66, no. 4 (October 1954): inside cover, ill.
American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 5, pp. 1210–1211, no. P4156, ill.
Edith Gaines, "The Robb Collection of American Furniture, Part I," Antiques 93, no. 3 (September 1967): 326, fig. 9.
"Israel Sack, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 109, no. 4 (April 1976): fig. 610.
Michael Moses, Master Craftsmen of Newport: The Townsends and Goddards (Tenafly, N.J.: MMI Americana Press, 1984), 261, fig. 6.8.
Albert Sack, The New Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1993), 71, ill.