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Bow-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF2144

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

99.06 x 50.8 x 51.435 cm (39 x 20 x 20 1/4 in.)

Date

1792–1800

Current location

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, Probably made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Pine (seat), maple, and other woods

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

By descent in the Corey, Scott, and Richmond families, East Providence, Rhode Island. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, by 1981

Associated names

Corey family
Scott family
Richmond family

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See also


Bibliography

Joan Pearson Watkins Revocable Trust, "A Decade of Collecting American Decorative Arts and Sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston," Antiques 120, no. 3 (September 1981): 597, fig. 9.
Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 275, fig. 6-72 (left).