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Slat-back roundabout chair


Object number

RIF4079

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1760–80

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Ash and maple

Provenance

Robert Sterry Burrough (1773–1844), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to his son, Robert S. Burrough, Providence; by descent to his daughter, Mrs. Edward Allen Swain (née Martha Burrough), Pomfret, Connecticut; by descent to her son, Leonard Swain (born 1891), Pomfret; by descent to his daughter, Mrs. William Bullock (née Edith "Dede" Swain). Private collection

Associated names

Robert Sterry Burrough
Robert S. Burrough, Jr.
Martha Burrough
Leonard Swain