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Armchair


Object number

RIF1099

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

42 1/2 23 1/2 19 1/2 in. (107.95 59.69 49.53 cm)

Date

1730–50

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Rhode Island, Possibly made in Massachusetts
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Charles K. Davis (1889–1968), Fairfield, Connecticut, by 1941. Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1976

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
Charles K. Davis

Bibliography

Harold Sack and Deanne Levison, "Queen Anne and Chippendale Armchairs in America," Antiques 137, no. 5 (May 1990): 1172, pl. 7, ill.
"Antiques in Domestic Settings: The Home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Davis," Antiques 39, no. 3 (March 1941): 128, ill.
Albert Sack, The New Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1993), 25.
American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–89), vol. 5, pp. 1320–21, P4349, ill.; vol. 10, p. 96–97, pl. 7.