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From: Dean F. Failey, Long Island Is MY Nation: The Decorative Arts and Craftsmen ( Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.: Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiques, 1998), 9-43, fig. 59A
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Side chairs, pair


Object number

RIF6222

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

38 in. (96.52 cm)

Date

1755–75

Current location

Dr. and Mrs. Hugh Halsey

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

By descent in the Halsey family, Southampton, New York; by descent to Dr. and Mrs. Hugh Halsey

Bibliography

Dean F. Failey, Long Island Is My Nation: The Decorative Arts and Craftsmen, 1640–1830 (Cold Spring, N.Y.: Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, 1998), 9–43, fig. 59A.