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Continuous-bow Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF887

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall: 95.25 x 54.61 x 59.69cm (37 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 23 1/2in.)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Yellow-poplar (seat), soft maple (legs, stretchers, and arm supports), and hickory (crest rail and spindles)

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

Possibly the American Art Association Anderson Galleries, New York, New York, February 25, 1921; sold to William C. Hogg (1875–1930), Houston, Texas; by bequest to his sister, Ima Hogg (1882–1975), Houston, 1930; given to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1969

Associated names

American Art Association
William C. Hogg
Ima Hogg

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), 157, no. F260, ill.