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Side chair


Object number

RIF2153

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 41 3/8 in. (105.093 cm); Depth: 21 7/8 in. (55.563 cm) Height of seat rail: 16 1/2 in. (41.91 cm)

Date

1740–70

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Walnut (primary); maple (slip seat frame); pine (corner blocks)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, 1918; consigned to Skinner, Inc., Boston, October 26–27, 1984, lot 154

Associated names

Wadsworth Atheneum
Skinner, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

John T. Kirk, American Chairs: Queen Anne and Chippendale (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972), 134, fig. 171.
Skinner, Inc., Boston, Fine Americana in Three Sessions, sale cat. (October 26–27, 1984), lot 154, ill.