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Side chairs, set of five


Object number

RIF4934

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 38 7/8 in. (98.743 cm) Seat height: 17 1/2 in. (44.45 cm)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, Possibly made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Skinner, Inc., Boston and Bolton, Masssachusetts (sale held Boston), February 22, 2004, lot 210; sold to Sara Ann Pfaffenroth (1941–2009) and Peter A. Pfaffenroth (1941–2020), Morristown, New Jersey; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 19, 2022, lot 1174

Associated names

Skinner, Inc.
Peter A. Pfaffenroth
Sara Ann Pfaffenroth
Sotheby's

See also


Bibliography

David Hewett, "Currier and Ives Prints and Choice Folk Art Attract Bidders," Maine Antique Digest (May 2004): 20–C.
Skinner, Inc., Boston, American Furniture and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (February 22, 2004), 74, lot 210, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Pfaffenroth: American Furniture, Silver and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (January 19, 2022), lot 1174, ill.