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Armchair


Object number

RIF2031

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

44 20 1/2 23 3/4 in. (111.76 52.07 60.33 cm)

Date

1740–60

Current location

The Henry Ford

Geography

Made in, formerly said to have been made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Hyman Kaufman (died 1947), Boston; consigned to American Art Association Anderson Galleries, Inc., New York, October 25–26, 1935, lot 374. Louis E. Brooks (born 1880), Marshall, Michigan; Jess Pavey, Birmingham, Michigan; sold to The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan, 1960

Associated names

Hyman Kaufman
American Art Association
Anderson Galleries
Louis E. Brooks
Jess S. Pavey

Bibliography

American Art Association and Anderson Galleries, New York, American Furniture: Property of Hyman Kaufman, Boston, Mass., Part II, sale cat. (October 25–26, 1935), 101, lot 374, ill.
Helen Comstock, "Acquisitions from the Louis E. Brooks Collection at the Henry Ford Museum," Antiques 78, no. 6 (December 1960): 566–567, fig. 3.
Katharine Bryant Hagler, American Queen Anne Furniture: 1720–1755, exh. cat. (Dearborn, Mich.: The Edison Institute, 1976), 23, ill.