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Side chairs, set of six


Object number

RIF2880

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1750–70

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Possibly made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut

Inscriptions

"J. Godard. . .G" in ink on one slip seat frame

Provenance

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, December 8, 1984, lot 354. Sotheby's, New York, June 27–28, 1985, lot 450. Robert O. Stuart, Limington, Maine, 1985

Associated names

Sotheby's
Robert O. Stuart
Sotheby Parke Bernet

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, and Pewter, sale cat. (June 27–28, 1985), lot 450, ill.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Important American Furniture and Folk Art, sale cat. (December 8, 1984), lot 354.
"Robert O. Stuart, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 128, no. 4 (October 1985): 580.