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Slipper chair


Object number

RIF2935

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1740–60

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Provenance

Bernice Chrysler Garbisch (1907–1979) and Edgar William Garbisch (1899–1979), Cambridge, Maryland; consigned by their estate to Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, May 23–25, 1980, lot 1075. John Walton, Inc., Griswold and Jewett City, Connecticut

Associated names

Sotheby Parke Bernet
Bernice Chrysler Garbisch
Edgar William Garbisch
John S. Walton, Inc.

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The Garbisch Collection, Volume Four: Important American Furniture and Related Decorative Arts, sale cat. (May 23–25, 1980), lot 1075, ill.
"John Walton, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 119, no.1 (January, 1981): 4.