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From: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, vol. 2 (Alexandria, Va.: Highland House Publishers, 1969): 337, no. 839
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Side chair


Object number

RIF1571

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

40 7/8 22 3/8 in. (103.82 56.83 cm) Height of seat rail: 16 1/2 in. (41.91 cm)

Date

1740–60

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany; pine (corner blocks), maple (seat frame, tertiary)

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1966

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 2, p. 337, no. 839, ill.
John T. Kirk, American Chairs: Queen Anne and Chippendale (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972), 134, fig. 170.
Albert Sack, The New Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1993), 34, ill.