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Stool


Object number

RIF389

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed John Goddard, 1723/24–1785

Dimensions

39.37 x 50.8 x 41.28 cm (15 1/2 x 20 x 16 1/4 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Originally owned by John Goddard (1723/4–1785), Newport, Rhode Island; by descent in his family, Newport. Jess S. Pavey (1906–2000), Birmingham, Michigan; sold to James O. Keene; consigned to Christie's, New York, January 20-21, 1989, lot 712

Associated names

John Goddard
Christie's
Jess S. Pavey
James O. Keene

Notes

The side rails are new. Source: Christie's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, January 20–21, 1989, p. 255, lot 712.

Bibliography

Christie's New York, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (January 20–21, 1989), 255, lot 712, ill.