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Stools, pair


Object number

RIF3628

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

6 18 6 1/4 in. (15.2 45.7 15.9 cm)

Date

1800–1820

Current location


Geography

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

Medium

Maple

Inscriptions

"Pew 96" in black paint

Style

style, vernacular

Provenance

Charitable Baptist Society of the First Baptist Church in America, Providence, Rhode Island; consigned to Northeast Auctions, Hampton, New Hampshire (sale held Manchester, New Hampshire), August 7–8, 1993, lot 569; sold to Marguerite Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut; sold to Barbara and Arun Singh, Providence, Rhode Island; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 25, 2020, lot 1009 (one of the pair)

Associated names

Charitable Baptist Society of the First Baptist Church in America
Northeast Auctions
Marguerite Riordan
Dr. Arun Singh
Barbara Singh
Sotheby's

Bibliography

Northeast Auctions, Hampton, N.H., Important Americana and Folk Art, sale cat. (August 7–8, 1993), 37, lot 569, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Triumphant Grace: Important Americana from the Collection of Barbara and Arun Singh, sale cat. (January 25, 2020), lot 1009, ill.