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Banister-back side chair


Object number

RIF6564

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

48 18 7/8 15 3/4 in. (121.9 47.9 40 cm)

Date

1700–1730

Current location

Private collection

Geography

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

Medium

Soft maple (by microanalysis) and ash (front legs and stretchers)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Provenance

H. Eugene Bolles (1838–1910), Boston; sold to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1909 ; consigned to Christie's, New York. February 9–10, 2009, lot 724; sold to Elliott and Grace Snyder, South Egremont, Massachusetts; sold to a private collection

Associated names

H. Eugene Bolles
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Christie's
Elliott and Grace Snyder Antiques

Bibliography

Henry W. Kent and Florence N. Levy, The Hudson-Fulton Celebration: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1909), opp. p. 51, 56, no. 100, ill.