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From: David B. Warren, Michael K. Brown, et.al., American Decorative Arts & Paintings in the Bayou Bend Collection (Houston: The Museum of Fine Arts, 1998), p. 21, cat. no. F36
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Side chair


Object number

RIF4941

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

44 20 1/2 21 1/2 in. (111.76 52.07 54.61 cm)

Date

1740–60

Current location

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, Possibly made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); beech (slip seat)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"X," incised, on seat rail; "III," incised, on slip seat

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Teina Baumstone, New York, by 1957; sold to Ima Hogg (1882–1975), Houston, Texas, 1957; given to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Bayou Bend Collection

Associated names

Teina Baumstone
Ima Hogg

See also


Bibliography

David B. Warren, Bayou Bend: American Furniture, Paintings, and Silver from the Bayou Bend Collection (Houston: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1975), 23, no. 37, ill.
David B. Warren et al., American Decorative Arts and Paintings in the Bayou Bend Collection, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Houston: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1998), 21–22, no. F36, ill.