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Photo: Courtesy Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Del., 1954.0034.007
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Side chair


Object number

RIF5040

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

37 1/4 20 18 1/2 in. (94.62 50.8 46.99 cm)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island, or possibly made in Connecticut
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany, satinwood and ebony (primary); birch (front and rear rails); oak (side rails)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Provenance

Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware; given to the Winterhur Museum and Country Estate, 1954

Bibliography

Charles F. Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period, 1788–1825 (New York: Viking Press, 1966), 98–99, no. 49, ill.