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From: Nancy Goyne Evans, "The Christian M. Nestell Drawing Book: A Focus on the Ornamental Painter and His Craft in Early Nineteenth-Century America," American Furniture 1998: 103
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Windsor side chair


Object number

RIF1245

Maker

Maker Christian Michael Nestell, 1793 - 1880; worked 1820 - 1836

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1825–1835

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Unknown

Marks

Stencilled maker identification on underside of seat

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

Mrs. John S. Banta, 1969

Associated names

Mrs. John S. Banta

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, "The Christian M. Nestell Drawing Book: A Focus on the Ornamental Painter and His Craft in Early Nineteenth-Century America," American Furniture (1998): 103, fig. 7.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 399n4.