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Side chair


Object number

RIF3487

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker, possibly by John Goddard, American, 1723?1785

Dimensions

38 3/4 21 1/2 21 in. (98.43 54.61 53.34 cm) Height, seat: 17 in. (43.18 cm)

Date

1760–85

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (slip seat frame)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"III," incised on front seat rail and slip seat

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

H. and R. Sandor, Lambertville, New Jersey, 1971; sold to The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 18–19, 2001, lot 698; sold to C. L. Prickett Antiques, Yardley, Pennsylvania. Keno Auctions, New York, January 24, 2020, lot 8; sold to Gary R. Sullivan Antiques, Inc., Sharon, Massachusetts

Associated names

H. and R. Sandor, Inc.
The Henry Ford
Sotheby's
C. L. Prickett Antiques
Keno Auctions
Gary R. Sullivan Antiques, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

"H. and R. Sandor, Inc., advertisment," Antiques 99, no. 5 (May 1971): 661, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana Including Silver, Prints, Folk Art, Furniture, and Property Formerly in the Estate of Ulysses S. Grant, sale cat. (January 18–19, 2001), 246, lot 698, ill.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 341n2.
"Keno Offers Boutique Sale from New York Collection, Queen Anne Chair Makes $87,500," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (February 14, 2020): 45, ill.