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Side chair


Object number

RIF3474

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

42 21 1/2 16 in. (106.68 54.61 40.64 cm) Seat height: 18 in. (45.72 cm)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Rhode Island School of Design Museum

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in
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Medium

Maple

Provenance

John T. Kirk, Rehoboth, Massachusetts; sold to Roger Bacon (died 1982), Brentwood, New Hampshire, 1971; sold to the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1971

Associated names

John T. Kirk
Roger Bacon

Bibliography

Christopher P. Monkhouse and Thomas S. Michie, American Furniture in Pendleton House (Providence: Rhode Island School of Design Museum, 1986), 156–157, no. 97, ill.
John T. Kirk, American Chairs: Queen Anne and Chippendale (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972), 129, fig. 160.
Hedy B. Landman, "The Pendleton House at the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design," Antiques 107, no. 5 (May 1975): 927.