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Upholstered armchair


Object number

RIF3247

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 43 7/8 in. (111.443 cm) Width: 26 1/2 in. (67.31 cm) Depth: 22 1/4 in. (56.515 cm) Height of seat rail: 17 in. (43.18 cm)

Date

1755–75

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island, or made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (seat rails, stiles above the rear legs, crest rail, and lower back rail)

Provenance

David Stockwell, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; sold in 1955 to Pamela Cunningham Copeland (1906–2001) and Lammont du Pont Copeland (1905–1983), Greenville, Delaware; consigned by her estate to Sotheby's, New York, January 19, 2002, lot 351; sold to Marilyn Teagan Keane (died 2015) and John Keane, Boston; consigned to Skinner, Boston and Marlborough, Massachusetts (sale held Marlborough), November 19, 2021, lot 47

Associated names

Sotheby's
Lammot du Pont Copeland
Pamela Cunningham Copeland
David Stockwell, Inc.
John Keane
Marilyn Teagan Keane
Skinner, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Lammot du Pont Copeland, sale cat. (January 19, 2002), 213–14, lot 351, ill.
James Biddle, American Art from American Collections: Decorative Arts, Paintings, and Prints of the Colonial and Federal Periods from Private Collections, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1963), 18, no. 35, ill.
"Skinner's Furniture Sale Features John and Marilyn Keane Collection," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (November 12, 2021): 11, ill.