1959.0083.001 Chair, Side chair
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Chair (Side chair)

  • Category:


  • Creator (Role):

    Unknown (Furniture maker)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:


  • Materials:

    Sabicu; Maple, soft; Maple, hard

  • Museum Object Number:


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Object Number


Object Name

Chair (Side chair)



Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase with funds provided by 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, Newport, Rhode Island, New England, United States, North America




Sabicu; Maple, soft; Maple, hard

Dimensions (inches)

37.75 (H) , 21.125 (W) , 20.375 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

95.885 (H) , 53.657 (W) , 51.752 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW and OD at feet. H (seat) 17.375 in. (44.1 cm); W (crest) 15.9375 in. (40.5 cm); W (seat front) 20.125 in. (51.1 cm); W (seat back) 15.25 in. (38.7 cm); D (seat) 16.5 in. (41.9 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. 46, pp. 80-81.
[Article] Zea, Philip. 1999 Serpentine Front Furniture. American Furniture.
Published: fig. 13, p. 262.
[Book] Swan, Susan Burrows. 1977 Plain & Fancy: American Women and Their Needlework, 1700-1850.
Published: p. 93, pl. 13; canvaswork cover
[Book] Swan, Susan Burrows. 1995 Plain and Fancy: American Women and their Needlework, 1650-1850.
Published: p. 96, pl. 12; canvaswork cover
[Electronic] Yale University Art Gallery. Rhode Island Furniture Archive. http://rifa.art.yale.edu/index.htm
[Article] Evans, Nancy Goyne. 01//1994 A pair of distinctive chairs from Newport, Rhode Island. Antiques. 145 (No. 1)
Published: p. 186, pl. I