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Banister-back side chair


Object number

RIF6354

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

47 19 1/2 in. (119.38 49.53 cm) Height, seat: 16 1/8 in. (40.96 cm)

Date

1720–40

Current location

The Chipstone Foundation

Geography

Made in Eastern Connecticut or western Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Harriet Hastings Endicott (1909–2002) and Robert Rantoul Endicott (1905–1977), Washington, Connecticut; sold to John Walton, Inc., Jewett City, Connecticut; sold to Polly Mariner Stone (1898–1995) and Stanley Stone (1896–1987), Milwaukee, 1975; bequeathed by him to Chipstone Foundation, Milwaukee, 1987

Associated names

Robert Rantoul Endicott
Harriet Hastings Endicott
John S. Walton, Inc.
Polly Mariner Stone
Stanley Stone

See also


Bibliography

John T. Kirk, Connecticut Furniture: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (Hartford, Conn.: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 1967), 122, no. 217, ill.
Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque, American Furniture at Chipstone (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1984), 146–47, no. 64, ill.
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), 193n3.