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Slipper chair


Object number

RIF3241

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 36 in. (91.44 cm) Width: 21 1/2 in. (54.61 cm) Depth: 16 1/8 in. (40.958 cm) Height of seat rail: 16 in. (40.64 cm)

Date

1765–95

Current location

Private Collection

Geography

Possibly made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Inscriptions

Numbered "V" on the front seat rail

Provenance

Harry Arons (1891–1967), Bridgeport, Connecticut; sold 1959 to Pamela Cunningham Copeland (1906 - 2001) and Lammot du Pont Copeland (1905 - 1983), Greenville, Delaware; consigned by their estate to Sotheby's, New York, New York, January 19, 2002, lot 261; sold to a private collection

Associated names

Harry Arons
Sotheby's
Lammot du Pont Copeland
Pamela Cunningham Copeland

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Lammot du Pont Copeland, sale cat. (January 19, 2002), 158, lot 261, ill.
Morrison H. Heckscher, "Living with Antiques: Mount Cuba in Delaware," Antiques 131, no. 5 (May 1987): 1084, ill.
"Harry Arons advertisement," Antiques 76, no. 5 (November 1959): 394, ill.