- Attributed to John Goddard (1724–1785)
- Made in Newport, Rhode Island, United States
- Mahogany, maple
- 39 5/8 x 19 7/8 x 16 1/4 in. (100.6 x 50.5 x 41.3 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1955
- Accession Number:
In this rare instance, the characteristic Newport knee carving, usually found on that city’s finest high chests and tables, was employed on a side chair. The spherical ball feet and fleshy bulges above the rear talons are features associated with the cabinetmaker John Goddard (1724–1785).