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Settle

Large settle with a hooded back, which is paneled with five square panels above five oblong ones; the panels are fielded and there is a half-round molding bordering each of them; slanting back at the top is a hood with a molded front edge; each end board is cut with an ogee arch in its base and...

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Inscription

In pencil in late 19th or early 20th century script: "E. Samuelson / Trenton / NJ"

Provenance

1921 or earlier, in the collection of the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence; 1958, given to the Museum in 1958 by the donors, the noted antiques firm Israel Sack, Inc., New York.(Accession Date March 13, 1958)

Credit Line

Gift of Israel Sack, Inc.

1700–50

Object Place

prob. Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 191

Accession Number

RES.58.26

Medium or Technique

Pine

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds