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Sofa


Object number

RIF6374

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

36 84 24 1/2 in. (91.44 213.36 62.23 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

"Providence, R. I. July 1st, 1932 Vernon M. Whitman," in graphite, on inside front seat rail

Provenance

Vernon M. Whitman (1894–1958), Providence, Rhode Island. Betty Zaitz (1921–2015) and Max R. Zaitz (1906–1995), Princeton, New Jersey; consigned by their estate to Christie's, New York, January 22, 2016, lot 171 (unsold); Christie's, New York, September 20, 2016, lot 856

Associated names

Vernon M. Whitman
Betty Zaitz
Max R. Zaitz
Christie's

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Outsider and Folk Art, sale cat. (September 20, 2016), 48, lot 856, ill.
Christie's, New York, Philadelphia Splendor: The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Max R. Zaitz, sale cat. (January 22, 2016), 45, lot 171, ill.