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Side chairs, set of four


Object number

RIF2527

Maker

Maker, formerly attributed to Thomas Goddard, 1765–1858
possibly Charles Follen McKim, 1848–1909
Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 38 1/2 in. (97.79 cm)

Date

about 1874

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Inscriptions

Label attached to underside reading: "made by Tommy Goddard/ Thomas Robinson/ chippendale chair with 'urn back'"

Provenance

Robinson family, Newport, Rhode Island, probably ca. 1872; by descent to Henry A. Wood, Jr., Newport, Rhode Island. Christie's, New York, October 9, 2002, lot 248; Christie's, New York, January 16–17, 2003, lot 353

Associated names

Christie's
Henry A. Wood, Jr.

See also


Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Prints, Scrimshaw, and Folk Art, sale cat. (January 16–17, 2003), 215, lot 353, ill.
Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Prints, and Folk Art, sale cat. (October 9, 2002), 124, lot 248, ill.
Mabel M. Swan, "John Goddard's Sons," Antiques 57, no. 6 (June 1950): 449.