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Slat-back side chair

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This tall chair has five graduated slats between heavy posts that are 1 13/16 in. in diameter. The posts have ring turnings of rounded outline and vase finials, capped with flattened balls. The front legs have similar ring turnings, and an indentation to form the elongated button foot. The...

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Provenance

History of ownership: Early history unknown; 1919, gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thompson (Accession Date July 17,1919)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thompson

About 1700–25

Object Place

Southeastern Massachusetts or Connecticut

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 123

Dimensions

125.09 x 49.53 x 38.73 cm (49 1/4 x 19 1/2 x 15 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.564

Medium or Technique

Maple, oak, ash, or hickory

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds