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Low-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF695

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 72.39 cm (28 1/2 in.); Height, seat: 39.37 cm (15 1/2 in.); Width: 68.58 cm (27 in.); Depth: 40.64 cm (16 in.)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Style

Windsor chairs, low-back Windsor chairs, Windsor armchairs

Provenance

Arthur Leslie Green, Newport, Rhode Island; sold to Mrs. Gustav Rakeke (née Eliza Greene Metcalf, 1854–1931), Providence, Rhode Island, 1922; given by her estate to the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence,1931

Associated names

Arthur Leslie Green
Eliza Greene Metcalf Radeke

Bibliography

Charles Santore, The Windsor Style in America, 1730–1830 (Philadelphia: Running Press, 1981), 77–78, fig. 59.
Christopher P. Monkhouse and Thomas S. Michie, American Furniture in Pendleton House (Providence: RISD Museum, 1986), 205–206, no. 146, ill.