In chalk on underside of seat: "C. Corey."
History of ownership: Scott, Corey, and Richmond families of East Providence, Rhode Island; 1976, sold by Gustav J.S. White, Inc., Auction of Important Antiques (10/6/1976) to John Walton of Jewett City, Connecticut; 1976, purchased by the MFA (Accession date December 8, 1976)
Gift of Edward C. Johnson III, Anonymous Gift, and Helen and Alice Colburn Fund
- Henry Bacon, American, active about 1768 to after 1780