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Banister-back side chair


Object number

RIF6073

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

46 1/2 19 1/4 14 1/2 in. (118.11 48.9 36.83 cm)

Date

1720–40

Current location

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Geography

Made in Connecticut-Rhode Island border region
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Found in Stonington, Connecticut, by Robert F. Grabosky, Foxboro, Massachusetts, ca. 1980; sold to John Walton, Inc., Griswold and Jewett City, Connecticut; sold to Anne H. and Frederick Vogel III, Milwaukee, 1983; gift to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2016

Associated names

Robert F. Grabosky
John Walton, Inc.
Anne H. Vogel
Frederick Vogel III

See also


Bibliography

Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 193n1.