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Upholstered armchair


Object number

RIF1581

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

41 1/2 25 26 in. (105.41 63.5 66.04 cm) Seat Height: 15 in. (38.1 cm)

Date

1785–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); birch (seat rails); eastern white pine (corner blocks)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

John S. Walton Antiques, Inc., Old Lyme, Connecticut; sold to Ann and Philip Holzer, Great Neck, New York, 1977; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 20–21, 2012, lot 234

Associated names

John S. Walton, Inc.
Ann Holzer
Philip Holzer
Sotheby's

Bibliography

Philip Holzer, Philip and Ann Holzer Collection (n.p.: privately printed, 1990), 56–57, no. 19, fig. 19.1–19.2.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana: Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Porcelain, Prints, and Carpets, sale cat. (January 20–21, 2012), 167, lot 234, ill.