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Side chair


Object number

RIF1646

Maker

Maker, formerly attributed to Job Townsend, Sr., 1699–1765
Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height (Seat): 42 in. (106.68 cm)

Date

1740–60

Current location

Private Collection

Geography

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

Medium

Maple

Provenance

Jess Pavey, Birmingham, Michigan; sold to Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1969; sold to a private collection, 1970

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
Jess S. Pavey

Notes

The thickness of the rear legs where they meet the floor suggests that this chair was made in Rhode Island.

See also


Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–89), vol. 3, p. 607, 1381, ill.