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Side chair


Object number

RIF6168

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 42 1/4 in. (107.32 cm) Height, seat: 17 3/4 in. (45.09 cm) Width, crest: 14 3/8 in. (36.51 cm) Width, seat front: 18 7/8 in. (47.94 cm) Width, seat back: 14 1/2 in. (36.83 cm) Width, feet: 19 5/8 in. (49.85 cm) Depth, seat: 14 in. (35.56 cm) Depth, feet: 18 5/8 in. (47.31 cm)

Date

1730–60

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Probably made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Soft maple and yellow poplar

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware; bequeathed to Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library, Delaware, 1969

Associated names

Henry Francis du Pont

See also


Bibliography

Nancy E. Richards and Nancy Goyne Evans, New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods (Winterthur, Del.: Winterthur Publications, 1997), 8–9, ill.
Robert F. Trent, Erik Gronning, and Alan Andersen, "The Gaines Attributions and Baroque Seating in Northeastern New England," American Furniture (2010): 148–150, fig. 20.
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), 5n7, 250n6.