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From: Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 277, fig. 6-75
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Bow-back Windsor side chair


Object number

RIF2148

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 92.71 cm (36 1/2 in.); Seat: 42.545 x 40.64 x 42. 545 cm (16 3/4 x 16 x 16 3/4 in.)

Date

1795–1805

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

White pine (seat) (microanalysis), maple, and ash

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

spindle-back chairs, bow-back Windsor chairs, turned legs, turned stretchers, Windsor

Provenance

Private collection, 1996

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 277, fig. 6-75.
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), 389, no. 87, fig. 1.