CHIPPENDALE SIDE CHAIR Attributed To Eliphalet Chapin

Attributed To Eliphalet Chapin (1741-1807)
Hartford, Connecticut   Circa 1775

Primary Wood: Cherry
Secondary Wood: Pine

Height: 39 1/2 inches
Seat Height to Top of Rail: 16 7/8 inches
Width: 22 inches
Depth: 16 3/4 inches

Provenance: Wikoff Collection, New Jersey; Bernard & S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York; Private Collection, Connecticut.

Reference: Similar chairs are recorded in American Chairs: Queen Anne and Chippendale by John T. Kirk, number 199, page 149, and Thomas P. Kugelman and Alice K. Kugelman with Robert Lionetti, Connecticut Valley Furniture Eliphalet Chapin and His Contemporaries, 1750-1800 figure 3.4, page 135 and in an article by Joseph Lionetti and Robert F. Trent in the May 1986 The Magazine Antiques, New Information about Chapin Chairs, pages 1083-1095, figure 12 & 17.

Item Number: 6418