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Bow-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF886

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall: 97.155 x 58.42 x 49.53cm (38 1/4 x 23 x 19 1/2in.)

Date

1790–1800

Current location

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, Probably made in Providence, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Eastern white pine (seat), mahogany (arms), soft maple (legs, stretchers, arm supports),; white oak (crest rail, spindles), and ash (spindles)

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

Ross H. Maynard, Springfield, Massachusetts; sold to Ima Hogg (1882–1975), Houston, Texas, 1925; given to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, 1969

Associated names

Ross H. Maynard
Ima Hogg

See also


Bibliography

David B. Warren et al., American Decorative Arts and Paintings in the Bayou Bend Collection, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Houston: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1998), 158, no. F262, ill.