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From: John T. Kirk, American Chairs: Queen Anne and Chippendale (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972), 138, fig. 179
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Slipper chair


Object number

RIF3989

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height of seat rail: 13 1/4 in. (33.655 cm) Height: 35 1/2 in. (90.17 cm) Width: 20 1/2 in. (52.07 cm)

Date

1750–70

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut (primary); pine (corner blocks)

Provenance

Norman Herreshoff (1903–1990), Bristol, Rhode Island, by 1965

Associated names

Norman Herreshoff

See also


Bibliography

John T. Kirk, American Chairs: Queen Anne and Chippendale (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972), 138, fig. 179.
Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, exh. cat. (Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 10–11, no. 10, ill.
Robert Bishop, Centuries and Styles of the American Chair, 1640–1970 (New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1972), 159, fig. 200.
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), 268nn4, 6.