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Side chair


Object number

RIF6129

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

38 1/8 21 16 3/4 in. (96.84 53.34 42.55 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Probably made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

John Brown (1736–1803), Providence, Rhode Island. John L. Sperry, Providence, Rhode Island; given to the Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, 1973

Associated names

John Brown
John L. Sperry

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), 374, 376n7, fig. 1.