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Side chair


Object number

RIF196

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 40 in. (101.6 cm)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, Possibly made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); white pine (corner blocks); maple (seat rails)

Provenance

Robert E. Crawford, Richmond, Virginia; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, October 13, 2001, lot 116; sold to Peter Pfaffenroth (1941–2020), Chester, New Jersey; Sotheby's, January 15–16, 18, 2004, lot 482

Associated names

Sotheby's
Robert E. Crawford
Peter A. Pfaffenroth

Notes

This chair and the examples related to it have bellflowers below the kylix and swag decoration in the upper part of the splat.

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (January 15–16, 18, 2004), 263, lot 482, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, The Robert E. Crawford Collection, sale cat. (October 13, 2001), lot 116.