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Backstool


Object number

RIF3246

Maker

to school of John Townsend, American, 1732/33–1809
Maker Unknown

Dimensions

38 28 3/4 16 1/4 in. (96.52 73.025 41.275 cm)

Date

1770–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Provenance

John S. Walton, New York; sold to Pamela Cunningham Copeland (1906–2001) and Lammont du Pont Copeland (1905–1983), Greenville, Delaware in 1955; consigned by her estate to Sotheby's, New York, January 19, 2002, lot 249

Associated names

Sotheby's
Lammot du Pont Copeland
Pamela Cunningham Copeland
John S. Walton, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Lammot du Pont Copeland, sale cat. (January 19, 2002), 152, lot 249, ill.