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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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Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

60.1412

Medium or Technique

Maple, possibly chestnut

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds