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Easy chair


Object number

RIF2697

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

44 31 22 in. (111.76 78.74 55.88 cm)

Date

1750–75

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, or possibly made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (seat rails)

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware; bequeathed to Winterthur Museum, 1969

Associated names

Henry Francis du Pont

See also


Bibliography

Joseph Downs, American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods in the Henry Francis DuPont Winterthur Museum (New York: MacMillan Company, 1952), no. 80, ill.
Nancy E. Richards and Nancy Goyne Evans, New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods (Winterthur, Del.: Winterthur Publications, 1997), 149–151, no. 81.