1958.2597 Chair, view 1
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Chair (Armchair)

  • Category:


  • Creator (Role):

    Unknown (Furniture maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:


  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Maple, soft; Leather; Brass

  • Museum Object Number:


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Object Number


Object Name

Chair (Armchair)



Credit Line/Donor

Bequest 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

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Originally attributed to Newport, Rhode Island, 1725-35.




Mahogany; Maple, soft; Leather; Brass

Dimensions (inches)

34.75 (H) , 25.25 (W) , 22.25 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

88.265 (H) , 64.135 (W) , 56.515 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW at arms; OD at feet. H (seat) 13.75 in. (34.9 cm); W (crest) 16.5 in. (41.9 cm); W (seat front) 23 in. (58.4 cm); W (seat back) 14.25 in. (36.2 cm); W (feet) 22.875 in. (58.1 cm); D (seat) 19 in. (48.2 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. 92, pp. 171-73. Illustrated in F
[Electronic] Yale University Art Gallery. Rhode Island Furniture Archive. http://rifa.art.yale.edu/index.htm
[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. 18
[Book] Fairbanks, Jonathan L. 1981 American Furniture: 1620 to the Present.
Published: p. 98
[Article] Ott, Joseph K. 03//1981 Abraham Redwood's Chair?. Antiques Magazine. 119 (3)
Published: (March 1981) fig. 2, p. 670