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Side chairs, pair


Object number

RIF1568

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

38 21 17 in. (96.52 53.34 43.18 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location


Geography

Made in Rhode Island, or possibly made in Connecticut
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple, chestnut (secondary)

Inscriptions

"III" cut inside of front seat rail; "VI" cut into slip-seat frame (matching chair numbered "IIII" on both seat rail and slip-seat frame; "Talbut" in chalk on chair 2).

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Mrs. Ernest J. Hanford; given by her estate to Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1965

See also


Bibliography

Barry A. Greenlaw, New England Furniture at Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1974), 67, no. 57, ill.