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Armchair

Inscription

Brass plaque on rear of splat with lengthy inscription:

Provenance

By tradition, belonged to John Norton and his wife, Ann Belknap, married in 1730; descended to their daughter Jane Norton Wigglesworth in 1843; bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes (Accession Date March 10, 1965).

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

about 1730-1780

Object Place

New England, United States

Accession Number

RES.65.15

Medium or Technique

Maple

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds