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Side chair


Object number

RIF6472

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

42 1/8 20 1/4 19 1/2 in. (107 51.44 49.53 cm)

Date

1740–60

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Possibly made in Boston, Massachusetts, or possibly made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple

Inscriptions

"III," incised on front seat rail; "V," incised on slip seat frame; "Keene Col. from Pavey JK," in graphite, on slip seat frame

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Jess Pavey, Birmingham, Michigan; sold to James O. Keene (1902–1996), Birmingham, Michigan; consigned by his estate to Sotheby's, New York, June 20–21, 1996, lot 394

Associated names

Jess S. Pavey
James O. Keene
Sotheby's

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (June 20–21, 1996), lot 394, ill.