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Side chairs, pair


Object number

RIF371

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 102.87cm (40 1/2in.)

Date

1730–1755

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Walnut

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Christie's, New York, October 19, 1990, lot 286

Associated names

Christie's

Notes

The medial stretcher with bulbous ends has not been found on chairs attributable to Rhode Island.

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (October 19, 1990), 163, lot 286.