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Side chair


Object number

RIF3965

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

40 22 21 1/4 in. (101.6 55.88 53.98 cm)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

The Henry Ford

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (seat rails); pine (corner blocks)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Provenance

Louis E. Brooks (1880–1958), Marshall, Michigan; given to The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan, by 1960

Associated names

Louis E. Brooks

See also


Bibliography

John T. Kirk, American Furniture and the British Tradition to 1830 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982), 285, fig. 1046.
Helen Comstock, "Acquisitions from the Louis E. Brooks Collection at the Henry Ford Museum," Antiques 78, no. 6 (December 1960): 569, fig. 11.
Robert Bishop, Centuries and Styles of the American Chair, 1640–1970 (New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1972), 261, fig. 396, 396a.