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Low-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF1251

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 82.55cm (32 1/2in.); Height, seat: 47.308cm (18 5/8in.); Width, seat: 58.42cm (23in.); Width, arms: 66.04cm (26in.); Depth, seat: 38.259cm (15 1/16in.)

Date

1770–1776

Current location

Redwood Library and Athenaeum, Newport, Rhode Island

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

Redwood Library and Athenaeum, Newport, Rhode Island

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 242, fig. 6-8.
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), 116–117, fig. 3.