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Side chair


Object number

RIF1310

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

37 1/4 × 21 3/4 × 17 in. (94.615 × 55.245 × 43.18 cm)

Date

1750–70

Current location

Historic Deerfield, Inc.

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut (primary); maple (seat)

Inscriptions

The back rail of the slip seat frame is marked "VIII" and "Wm. J. Currier" written in pencil; undercover is marked "Lord Brothers"

Provenance

Possibly William J. Currier. Helen Flynt (née Helen Geier, 1895–1986) and Henry N. Flynt (1893–1970), Deerfield, Massachusetts; given to Historic Deerfield, Inc., Massachusetts, 1958

Associated names

Henry N. Flynt
Helen Geier Flynt
William J. Currier

See also


Bibliography

Dean A. Fales, Jr., The Furniture of Historic Deerfield (New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1976), 46, fig. 78.
"Deerfield Revisited," Antiques 75, no. 5 (May 1959): 464.