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Side chair


Object number

RIF6636

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

38 in. (96.5 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Cherry (primary); maple (slip seat frame)

Inscriptions

"II," incised, on seat frame rabbet; "I," incised, on slip seat frame

Provenance

John S. Walton, New York; sold in 1954 to Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., (1909–2009), Scarsdale, New York, and later Newport, Rhode Island; by descent to his wife Roberta L. Carpenter (1938-2019), Newport, Rhode Island; consigned to Christie's, New York, January 24, 2020, lot 321

Associated names

John S. Walton
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.
Roberta L. Carpenter
Christie's

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Silver, sale cat. (January 24, 2020), 101, lot 321, ill.