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Banister-back armchair


Object number

RIF437

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 43 5/8 in. (110.808 cm) Width: 25 in. (63.5 cm) Depth, seat: 18 in. (45.72 cm) Height, seat: 16 1/2 in. (41.91 cm)

Date

1720–1750

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, Possibly made in Little Compton, Rhode Island, or possibly made in Southeastern Massachusetts
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Ash, maple, and pine

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Little Compton Historical Society, Rhode Island

Associated names

Little Compton Historical Society
Gustave J. S. White, Inc.

Bibliography

Brock Jobe, Gary R. Sullivan, and Jack O'Brien, Harbor and Home: Furniture of Southeastern Massachusetts, 1710–1850 (Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2009), 66, pl. 10.2.