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Side chair


Object number

RIF424

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

38 1/4 21 3/4 21 11/16 in. (97.16 55.25 55.03 cm)

Date

1750–70

Current location

Private Collection

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); unidentified wood (slip seat frame)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"III," incised, on rabbet of front seat rail

Provenance

David N. Friedman, Susquehanna Antique Company, Alexandria, Virginia, and Asheville, North Carolina; sold ca. 2006 to a private collection

Associated names

Susquehanna Antique Company, Inc.
David N. Friedman

See also


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), 267, no. 48, fig. 2.