Chair (Side chair)

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Creator (Role):

    Unknown (Furniture maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Massachusetts or Rhode Island, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1755-1780

  • Materials:

    Walnut, black; Maple, soft

  • Museum Object Number:

    1952.0241.005


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1952.0241.005

Object Name

Chair (Side chair)

Category

Furniture

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

Massachusetts or Rhode Island, New England, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Previously catalogued as Rhode Island, 1745-55. Origin is northeastern Massachusetts or Newport, Rhode Island.

Date

1755-1780

Materials

Walnut, black; Maple, soft

Dimensions (inches)

38.25 (H) , 22.5 (W) , 19.75 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

96.84 (H) , 55.25 (W) , 53.34 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW and OD are of feet. W (crest) 17.875 in. (45.3 cm); W (seat front) 20.75 in. (56.6 cm).

Object Description

Text available soon.

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. 35 (left), pp. 62-64 (52.241.2).
[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. 104 (52.241.5).
[Electronic] Yale University Art Gallery. Rhode Island Furniture Archive. http://rifa.art.yale.edu/index.htm
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