39 5/8 x 19 7/8 x 16 1/4 in. (100.6 x 50.5 x 41.3 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1955
Not on view
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).
Sarah Lyon Dyer; her granddaughter, Sarah Elizabeth Wilbour Marcy, Newport, Rhode Island, until died 1916; Mary Wilbour; Elmer D. Keith, Clintonville, Connecticut, until 1955