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From: Evans, Nancy Goyne. American Windsor Furniture: Specialized Forms, New York: Hudson Hills Press, in assoc. with The Henry Frances duPont Winterthur Museum, 1997, 42, Fig. 1-10.
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Writing-arm Windsor chair


Object number

RIF666

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 109.855 cm (43 1/4 in.); Height, seat: 45.72 cm (18 in.); Width, seat: 66.675 cm (26 1/4 in.); Width, crest: 58.42 cm (23 in.); Depth, leaf: 58.103 cm (22 7/8 in.); Depth, seat: 41.275 cm (16 1/4 in.); Depth, leaf: 45.085 cm (17 3/4 in.); Depth, seat: 41.275 cm (16 1/4 in.)

Date

1800–1808

Current location

University of Rhode Island

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

White pine (seat); maple, oak, and other woods

Inscriptions

"W Magoun / II" , an owner's name, incised on underside of seat

Style

Windsor

Provenance

W. Magoun. Watson House, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, by 1996

Associated names

W. Magoun

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Furniture: Specialized Forms (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1997), 42, fig. 1–10.