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Low-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF1266

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall (Height): 76.2cm (30in.) Other (Height, seat): 43.815cm (17 1/4in.) Other (Width, seat): 54.293cm (21 3/8in.) Other (Depth, seat): 39.37cm (15 1/2in.)

Date

1770–1776

Current location

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (turnings)

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, by 1996

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 242, fig. 6-10.
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), 133n11.