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Backstool


Object number

RIF4368

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

38 1/4 21 1/2 21 in. (97.155 54.61 53.34 cm)

Date

1740–60

Current location

The Henry Ford

Geography

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

Walnu (primary)t; maple (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Joe Kindig, Jr., and Son, York, Pennsylvania; sold to Reginald M. Lewis, Easton, Maryland; consigned by his estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, March 24–25, 1961, lot 236. The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan, 1966

Associated names

Joe Kindig, Jr. and Son
Reginald Minturn Lewis
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, American Furniture: Property of the Estate of the Late Reginald M. Lewis, sale cat. (March 24–25, 1961), 73, lot 236, ill.
Ruth Davidson, "Museum Accessions," Antiques 97, no. 4 (April 1970): 512.
Robert Bishop, Centuries and Styles of the American Chair, 1640–1970 (New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1972), 114, fig. 123.
Katharine Bryant Hagler, American Queen Anne Furniture: 1720–1755, exh. cat. (Dearborn, Mich.: The Edison Institute, 1976), 26, lower left, ill.