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Armchair (upholstered)

Provenance

Probably Dr. Zerubabbel Endicott I (1635?-1683) to his daughter Sarah Endicott (b. 1673?), married Samuel Hart (1656-1730) to their son, Jonathan Hart (1710-1768?), to Abigail Hart (1743-1828), married Amos Smith (1724-1798), to their daughter, Nabby Smith (1765-1849), married Ebenezer Parsons I (1762-1843), to their son, Ebenezer Parsons II, married Mary Hart (1792-1864), to their son, Ebenezer Parsons III, to Starr Parsons (1869-1948), to Eben Parsons (1896-1969). Sold to Helen W. Jacques in the 1940's. Museum purchase, Sale, Chester Twiss Auctioneer, Estate of Helen W. Jaques, Wenham, Massachusetts, 26-28 July, 1977.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

1665–80

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 96.5 x 60 x 41.6 cm (38 x 23 5/8 x 16 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1977.711

Medium or Technique

Oak; maple; original upholstery foundation of linen webbing, linen sackcloth, and grass; leather cover; brass nails

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds