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High-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF891

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 110.49cm (43 1/2 in.)

Date

1760–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Unknown

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1965; sold to Henry Ford II (1917–1987), Dearborn, Michigan; consigned by his estate to Sotheby's, London (sale held Henley, Oxfordshire, England), December 5, 1988, lot 189. Ronald Pook Antiques, Downingtown, Pennsylvania, 1989. David A. Schorsch, Inc., New York, 1989; sold to Joan Oestreich Kend, New York and Millbrook, New York; consigned by her estate to Sotheby's, New York, January 20–21, 2017, lot 4190

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
Henry Ford II
Redwood Library and Athenaeum, Newport, Rhode Island
Ronald Pook Antiques
David Schorsch, Inc.
Joan Oestreich Kend
Sotheby's

See also


Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 2, p. 295, no. 719, ill.
"Ronald Pook Antiques advertisement," Antiques 135, no. 4 (April 1989): 910, ill.
"David A. Schorsch, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 139, no. 6 (June 1991): 1078, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana Including Property from the Collection of Joan Oestreich Kend, sale cat. (January 20–21, 2017), lot 4190, ill.