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Side chair


Object number

RIF711

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

39 1/4 22 1/4 21 5/8 in. (99.695 56.515 54.928 cm) Seat height: 17 1/2 in. (44.45 cm) Seat depth: 17 7/8 in. (45.403 cm)

Date

1750–70

Current location

Baltimore Museum of Art

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary); sweetgum (slipseat frame); white pine (glue blocks)

Inscriptions

Roman numeral VII incised on front seat rail and on front wooden member of the slip seat

Provenance

C. L. Prickett, Inc., Yardley, Pennsylvania; sold to The Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland, 1984

Associated names

C. L. Prickett, Inc.

Bibliography

William Voss Elder and Jayne E. Stokes, American Furniture 1680-1880 from the Collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art (Baltimore: Baltimore Museum of Art, 1987), 22–23, no. 8, ill.
"C. L. Prickett advertisement," Antiques 117, no. 3 (March 1980): 583, ill.