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Side chair


Object number

RIF6493

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1740–60

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island, formerly said to have been made in Massachusetts
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Lillian Blankley Cogan, Farmington, Connecticut, 1961; sold to Doris Tananbaum (died 2014) and Stanley Tananbaurm (died 2016), Harrison, New York; consigned to Northeast Auctions, Hampton and Portsmouth, New Hampshire (sale held Portsmouth), August 19, 2017, lot 875

Associated names

Lillian Blankley Cogan
Doris Tananbaum
Stanley Tananbaum
Northeast Auctions

Notes

The shape of the turnings at the top of the front legs is similar to those on RIF3869, RIF6074, and RIF6187. The regional attribution of "possbily made in Rhode Island" is based on this similarly.

Bibliography

Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, N.H., Property from the Collection of Doris and Stanley Tananbaum, sale cat. (August 19, 2017), 105, lot 875, ill.