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Side chair


Object number

RIF6654

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

38 1/2 21 in. (97.8 53.3 cm)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut (primary); maple (slip seat frame)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"IIII," incised, on slip seat frame; four small v-shaped incisions on inner surface of front seat rail

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., Scarsdale, New York; by descent to his wife Roberta L. Carpenter (1938–2019), Newport, Rhode Island; consigned to Christie's, New York, January 24, 2020, lot 318

Associated names

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.
Roberta L. Carpenter
Christie's

See also


Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Silver, sale cat. (January 24, 2020), 98-99, lot 318.