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From: Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996): 249, fig. 6-16
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Sack-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF1269

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 37 1/4 in. (94.615 cm) Height, seat: 18 in. (45.72 cm) Width, seat: 22 1/2 in. (57.15 cm) Width, arms: 28 1/2 in. (72.39 cm) Depth, seat: 15 13/16 in. (40.164 cm)

Date

1780–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (crest); ash and oak

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Norman Herreshoff (1903–1990), Bristol, Rhode Island

Associated names

Norman Herreshoff

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 249, fig. 6-16 (right).
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, 118, 127, fig. 4.