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Side chair


Object number

RIF4989

Maker

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

Dimensions

Overall: 41 1/2 22 3/4 20 3/4 in. (105.41 57.79 52.71 cm)

Date

1740–60

Current location

The Henry Ford

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, or made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan, by 1972

See also


Bibliography

Robert Bishop, Centuries and Styles of the American Chair, 1640–1970 (New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1972), 83, fig. 84.