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Armchair

about 1730-1780


Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 103.5 x 60 x 55.9 cm (40 3/4 x 23 5/8 x 22 in.)

Accession Number

RES.65.15

Medium or Technique

Maple

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Inscription

Brass plaque on rear of splat with lengthy inscription:

Provenance

By tradition, belonged to John Norton and his wife, Ann Belknap, married in 1730; descended to their daughter Jane Norton Wigglesworth in 1843; bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes (Accession Date March 10, 1965).

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes