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Sack-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF1278

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 38 1/4 in. (97.155 cm) Height, seat: 17 3/4 in. (45.085 cm) Width, seat: 19 3/4 in. (50.165 cm) Depth, seat: 14 7/8 in. (37.783 cm) Width, arms: 25 1/8 in. (63.818 cm)

Date

1780–1790

Current location

General Artemus Ward House Museum, Shrewsbury, Mass.

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Chestnut (seat); maple and other woods

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Windsor

Provenance

General Artemus Ward House Museum, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 255, fig. 6-26.
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), 134n31.