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Side chair


Object number

RIF435

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker, formerly attributed to Job Townsend, Sr., 1699?1765

Dimensions

Height: 41 5/8 in. (105.73 cm)

Date

1740–60

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut (primary); maple (slip seat frame)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1974; sold to a Madison, New Jersey, collector; consigned to CRN Auctions, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 1, 2011, lot 99; sold to Peter H. Eaton Antiques, Newbury, Massachusetts

Associated names

CRN Auctions, Inc.
Israel Sack, Inc.
Peter H. Eaton Antiques, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 4, p. 1078, no. P3931.
David Hewett, "Nordblom Packs Them In," Maine Antique Digest (July 2011): 30-A.