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Although it contains the customary elements of New England seating furniture in the late Baroque style, this chair breaks the mold in its rounded stiles (rear vertical posts); idiosyncratic, pointed splat design; and tiny, almost vestigial, pad feet. Its most commanding feature is the carved...

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The chair was bought in the region of Portsmouth, and owned for some years around 1930 by the dealer Cabby Stewart of Portsmouth.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik

About 1732–43

Object Place

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 132


102.87 x 48.26 x 43.81 cm (40 1/2 x 19 x 17 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Maple, possibly chestnut




Furniture, Seating and Beds