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Sack-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF1280

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 97.79 cm (38 1/2 in.); Height, seat: 42.863 cm (16 7/8 in.); Width, arms: 62.865 cm (24 3/4 in.); Width, seat: 48.895 cm (19 1/4 in.); Depth, seat: 37.465 cm (14 3/4 in.)

Date

1785–1795

Current location

Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, Probably made in Providence, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple (primary); oak and other woods (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Windsor

Provenance

F. B. Nichols, Seekonk, Massachusetts; sold to Doris Duke (1912–1993), Newport, Rhode Island, 1969; bequeathed to the Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island, 1993

Associated names

F. B. Nichols
Doris Duke

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 256, fig. 6-28.