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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)

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

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

Bibliography

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.
"Joe Kindig, Jr., advertisement," Antiques 34, no. 4 (October 1938): inside front cover.