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Banister-back side chair


Object number

RIF6355

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1720–40

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

George Winthrop Brown (1866–1938), Boston, by 1928; by descent to his wife Margaret Buffington Brown (1870–1954), Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts; consigned to Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, November 15, 1940, lot 193. Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1978; sold to Peter (1925–2021) and Barbara Goodman, Rye, New York; consigned to Christie's, New York, January 20, 2022, lot 128

Associated names

George Winthrop Brown
Israel Sack, Inc.
Margaret Buffington Brown
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
Peter Goodman
Barbara Goodman

See also


Bibliography

Wallace Nutting, Furniture of the Pilgrim Century 1620–1720 (Framingham, Mass.: Old American Company Publishers, 1924), 370, 391, no. 495, ill.
Wallace Nutting, Furniture Treasury (New York: MacMillan Company, 1963), no. 1943, ill.
American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–89), vol. 6, p. 1621, P4717, 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.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, The G. Winthrop Brown Collection, sale cat. (November 15, 1940), 34, lot 193.
Christie's New York, New York, The Collection of Peter and Barbara Goodman, sale cat. (January 20, 2022), lot 128, ill.