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From: Rhode Island History vol. 27 1968
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Couch


Object number

RIF1488

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

38 22 72 in. (96.52 55.88 182.88 cm)

Date

1740–60

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

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

Medium

Walnut (primary); maple (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Reverend Daniel Sanders (1768–1850), Sturbridge, Massachusetts; by descent in his family to Henry A. Hoffman (1873–unknown), Barrington, Rhode Island and Litchfield, Connecticut; sold to Israel Sack, Inc., New York, by 1958; sold to the Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, by 1968

Associated names

Rev. Daniel Sanders
Descendants of Daniel Sanders
Israel Sack, Inc.
Henry A. Hoffman

Bibliography

Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, exh. cat. (Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 132–33, no. 87, ill.
"Israel Sack, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 87, no. 5 (May 1965): inside cover, ill.
Ruth Davidson, "Museum Accessions," Antiques 94, no. 1 (July 1968): 50.
American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–89), vol. 1, p. 18, no. 63, ill.
"Rhode Island History," Rhode Island History 27, no. 1 (1968): cover, ill.