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Backstool


Object number

RIF6607

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

40 1/4 19 in. (102.2 48.3 cm) Seat height: 14 in. (35.6 cm)

Date

1755–1775

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (seat rails)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Descended in a Hancock, New Hampshire family; consigned to The Cobbs Auctioneers, Peterborough, New Hampshire, February 23, 2019, lot 111A

Associated names

The Cobbs Auctioneers

Notes

The back retains early webbing and sack cloth.

See also


Bibliography

"Early Crucifixion Scene Rises to $108,000 at The Cobbs," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (March 15, 2019): 47, ill.
"The Cobbs Auctioneers advertisement," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (February 22, 2019): 63, ill.