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Lolling chair


Object number

RIF1727

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

42 1/2 26 1/8 22 5/16 in. (107.95 66.358 56.674 cm) Seat Height: 13 1/2 in. (34.29 cm) Seat rails (width): 20 3/8 in. (51.753 cm)

Date

1785–1805

Current location

Yale University Art Gallery

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); soft maple (seat rails)

Style

Hepplewhite, Federal

Provenance

Joe Kindig, Jr., York, Pennsylvania, 1938; sold to Paul N. and Olive Louise Dann, New Haven, Connecticut; bequeathed by her to Yale University Art Gallery, 1962

Associated names

Joe Kindig, Jr.
Paul N. Dann
Olive Louise Dann

Bibliography

"Joe Kindig, Jr., advertisement," Antiques 34, no. 4 (October 1938): inside front cover.
Patricia E. Kane, 300 Years of American Seating Furniture Chairs and Beds from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1976), 225, no. 210, ill.