Object Record

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Catalog Number 2001.020
Collection History Collection
Object Name Chair
Place of Origin United States/New York/Long Island/Smithtown (possibly)
Maker Unknown maker, made on Long Island, possibly Smithtown
Date 1730-1800
Material Maple (probably)
Dimensions H-40.25 W-21.875 D-17.5 inches
Owned Smith, Philetus (1730-1800);Brown, Charles Hilton (c. 1900);Rockwell, C.
Notes This splat back side chair is claimed to have been owned by Philetus Smith (1730-1800), the great grandson of Samuel Smith (1654-1717), founder of Nissequogue.
Credit line Museum Purchase, 2001.