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Easy Chair

1750–1790

Maple (primary and secondary); pine (arm cones)

44 1/4 × 33 3/4 × 24 3/4 in. (112.4 × 85.73 × 62.87 cm)
Lent by Elizabeth Wells Denning, from the Wells framily
ILE2017.19.1
Geography: 
Made in Newport, Rhode Island
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

By descent in the Brenton-Hazard family of Newport, Rhode Island; Elizabeth Brenton Hazard (1837–1919), Somerset, Massachusetts; by descent to her stepson, Charles Henry Wells (1863–1930); by descent to his daughter Sarah Brown Dearden (1884–1981), Somerset, Massachusetts; by descent to her daughter Elizabeth Jeannette Denning (1918–2007), Somerset, Massachusetts; by descent to the current owner

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.