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Photo: Courtesy The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Va. Gift of Dr. and Mrs. John M. Bobbitt, 2006-134
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Easy chair


Object number

RIF5421

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

48 35 25 in. (121.92 88.9 63.5 cm)

Date

1755–70

Current location

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Black walnut front legs, side and medial stretchers; maple rear legs and rear stretcher; possible white pine secondary.

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Teina Baumstone, New York; sold to Dr. and Mrs. John M. Bobbitt, 1967; given to the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 2006

Associated names

Teina Baumstone
Dr. and Mrs. John M. Bobbitt

See also