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Bow-back Windsor side chairs, set of five


Object number

RIF895

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple and pine

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Windsor

Provenance

By descent in the Sheldon family, Cranston, Rhode Island. John Walton, Inc., Griswold and Jewett City, Connecticut; sold to Daphne Farago (born 1924), Key Biscayne, Florida, and Little Compton, Rhode Island; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, February 2, 1991, lot 1304. David A. Schorsch, New York, 1992

Associated names

Sheldon family
Daphne Farago
David Schorsch, Inc.
Sotheby's
John Walton, Inc.

Bibliography

Carol C. Sanderson and Christopher P. Monkhouse, Americana from the Daphne Farago Collection, exh. cat. (Providence: RISD Museum, 1985), 45, no. 26.
Sotheby's, New York, American Folk Art and Furniture: Formerly in the Collection of Daphne Farago, sold for the Benefit of the Rhode Island School of Design, sale cat. (February 2, 1991), lot 1304, ill.
"David A. Schorsch, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 142, no. 3 (September 1992): 314, ill.