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Lolling chair


Object number

RIF721

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

44 26 22 in. (111.76 66.04 55.88 cm)

Date

1800–1810

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, or made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); birch (side seat rails), soft maple (front and rear seat rails), white pine (corner backs); light wood and ebony inlay

Style

Hepplewhite, Federal

Provenance

Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware; given to Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1957

Associated names

Henry Francis du Pont

Bibliography

Charles F. Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period, 1788–1825 (New York: Viking Press, 1966), 161, no. 113, ill.