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Fan-back Windsor side chair


Object number

RIF2099

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 37 1/2 in. (95.25 cm) Width, crest: 20 1/8 in. (51.118 cm) Depth: 15 7/8 in. (40.323 cm)

Date

1780–1790

Current location


Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Yellow poplar (seat); maple, oak

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Thos. B. Rentschler, Blue Hills Farm Antiques, Hamilton, Ohio, 1999

Associated names

Thos. B. Rentschler

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, "Politics, Enterprise, and Design: The Nature and Influence of Windsor Chairmaking in Early Federal Rhode Island," American Furniture (1999): 52, fig. 3.