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Photo: Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of Terry and Richard Albright, B.A. 1961, inv. no. 2014.66.1
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Banister-back side chair


Object number

RIF6004

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

43 1/8 19 3/8 14 3/4 in. (109.54 49.21 37.47 cm) Height (seat): 15 1/2 in. (39.37 cm)

Date

1720–1800

Current location

Yale University Art Gallery

Geography

Made in Providence area, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (rear posts and banisters); ash (front legs, stretchers, crest, lower back rail, and seat rails)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Peter H. Eaton, Antiques, Inc., Newbury, Massachusetts, 2001; sold to Terry and Richard Albright, Wayland Center, Massachusetts, 2001; given to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

Associated names

Peter H. Eaton Antiques, Inc.
Richard Albright
Terry Keppel Albright

Bibliography

Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 5n3, 184–185, 186, 188, no. 20.