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Roundabout chair


Object number

RIF4394

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

31 1/2 32 1/4 25 3/4 in. (80.01 81.915 65.405 cm)

Date

1755–75

Current location

Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Cornelius C. Moore (1885–1970), Newport, Rhode Island; consigned by his estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, October 30, 1971, lot 118; sold to Doris Duke (1912–1993) for Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island, 1971; Whitehorne House Museum, Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island, from 1974

Associated names

Cornelius C. Moore
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
Doris Duke

Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Important American Furniture: Property from the Estate of the Late Cornelius C. Moore, sale cat. (October 30, 1971), 37, lot 118.