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From: Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture(Providence, R.I.: Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965): 7, cat. no. 6
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Side chairs, pair


Object number

RIF3092

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 40 1/2 in. (102.87 cm); Width: 20 in. (50.8 cm); Height to seat rail: 16 1/2 in. (41.91 cm)

Date

1740–60

Current location

National Society of Colonial Dames of America, Governor Stephen Hopkins House

Geography

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

Walnut

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

National Society of Colonial Dames in Rhode Island, Governor Stephen Hopkins House, Providence

See also


Bibliography

Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, exh. cat. (Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 6–7, no. 6, ill.
Joseph K. Ott, "The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture," Antiques 87, no. 5 (May 1965): 564–565, fig. 2.
William N. Hosley, "A Precious Legacy of Furniture," Antiques 172, no. 1 (July 2007): 84–85, fig. 1.