image of object
Photo: Courtesy Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Del., 1965.834
Click the image to enlarge

Low-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF1255

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 26 15/16 in. (68.399 cm) Height, seat: 15 1/2 in. (39.37 cm) Width, seat: 22 in. (55.88 cm) Width, arms: 27 1/8 in. (68.898 cm) Depth, seat: 16 in. (40.64 cm)

Date

1760–1770

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

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

Medium

Maple

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1965

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The Lansdell K. Christie Collection of Notable American Furniture, sale cat. (October 21, 1972), ill.
Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 239, fig. 6-2.