1959.2641 Chair, Corner chair
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Chair (Corner chair)

  • Category:


  • Creator (Role):

    Unknown (Furniture maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Newport, Rhode Island, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:


  • Materials:

    Walnut, black; Maple

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Object Number


Object Name

Chair (Corner chair)



Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Unknown (Furniture maker)
This record is to be used when the maker of an object is unknown.

Place of Origin

Newport, Rhode Island, New England, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Previously attributed to either New York or Newport, Rhode Island, 1750-60.




Walnut, black; Maple

Dimensions (inches)

29.875 (H) , 29 (W) , 26 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

75.883 (H) , 73.66 (W) , 66.04 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW is at arms; OD is at feet, front to back. H (seat) 17.0625 in. (43.3 cm); W (crest) 18.125 in. (46.0 cm); W (seat, across center) 23.125 in. (58.7 cm); W (feet, across center) 26.125 in. (66.4 cm); D (seat) 22 in. (55.8 cm).

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Richards, Nancy E. & Evans, Nancy Goyne. 1997 New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods.
Published: cat. no. 73, pp. 132-33.
[Book] Downs, Joseph & du Pont, Henry Francis. 1952 American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published: fig. 68
[Electronic] Yale University Art Gallery. Rhode Island Furniture Archive. http://rifa.art.yale.edu/index.htm