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From: American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, Inc., American Antiques: The Collection of Nathan Cushing, sale cat. (February 27, 1930), 57, lot 178
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Spindle-back armchair


Object number

RIF2005

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height of back: 42 1/2 in. (107.95 cm) Width of seat: 23 1/2 in. (59.69 cm)

Date

1660–90

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Kingstown, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (primary); ash (secondary)

Style

Pilgrim

Provenance

Christopher Phillips (1693–1753), Beleville, Rhode Island; by descent to Honor A. Phillips, Beleville, Rhode Island; by descent to Mary E. Arnold, Beleville, Rhode Island; by descent to Benjamin A. Jackson, Wickford, Rhode Island. Nathan Cushing, Providence, Rhode Island; consigned to American Art Association Anderson Galleries, Inc., New York, February 27, 1930, lot 178

Associated names

Christopher Phillips
Honor A. Phillips
Mary E. Arnold
Benjamin A. Jackson
Nathan Cushing
American Art Association
Anderson Galleries

See also


Bibliography

American Art Association and Anderson Galleries, New York, American Antiques: The Collection of Nathan Cushing, Providence, R.I., sale cat. (February 27, 1930), 56–57, lot 178.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 144n4.