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Side chair


Object number

RIF6311

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 38 3/8 in. (97.47 cm)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, or made in Connecticut
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Hepplewhite, Federal

Provenance

Nancy Wade Marsh Halsted (1868–1891), New Jersey; given to the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, Alexandria, Virginia, before 1891; consigned to Freeman's, Philadelphia, April 19, 2016, lot 24

Associated names

Nancy Wade Marsh Halsted
Mount Vernon Ladies Association
Freeman's

Notes

This chair was sold in the same lot as a closely related example with straight rather than tapered legs.

Bibliography

Freeman's, Philadelphia, American Furniture, Folk, and Decorative Arts including Property Deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, sale cat. (April 19, 2016), 20, lot 24 (chair on left), ill.