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Side chair


Object number

RIF4335

Maker

Maker, formerly attributed to Job Townsend, Sr., 1699–1765
Maker Unknown

Dimensions

40 1/8 20 1/4 16 1/4 in. (101.918 51.435 41.275 cm)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut (primary); maple (secondary)

Provenance

Henry A. Hoffman (born 1873), Litchfield, Connecticut, and Barrington, Rhode Island; given to the Rhode Historical Society, Providence, 1953

Associated names

Henry A. Hoffman

Bibliography

"Rhode Island History," Rhode Island History 15, no. 3 (1956): 90–91, ill.
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Catalog of The Rhode Island Historical Society Furniture Collection," Rhode Island History 15, no. 3 (July 1956): 90–91, no. 13, ill.