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Banister-back rocking armchair


Object number

RIF6366

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

41 × 26 7/8 × 21 1/2 in. (104.14 × 68.26 × 54.61 cm)

Date

1720–1800

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Warren, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (front seat rail and proper left rocker); ash (proper right rocker, bottom back rail, and crest rail); unidentified woods (stiles, front legs, banisters, arms, supports, and stretchers)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

William and Mary, Baroque, Baroque

Provenance

Caleb Eddy (1768–1851), Warren, Rhode Island; by descent to his son, James Maxwell Eddy, (1811–1901), Warren, Rhode Island; by descent to his son, James Maxwell Eddy, Jr. (1858–1928), Warren, Rhode Island, and later Cicero, Berwyn, and New Trier, Illinois; by descent to his daughter Mrs. William S. Jacob (née Marion Eddy, 1904-1991), Berwyn and later Highland Park, Illinois; by descent in her family

Associated names

Caleb Eddy
James Maxwell Eddy
James Maxwell Eddy, Jr.
Marion Eddy