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