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Continuous-bow Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF2185

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

99.06 x seat width 43.18 x seat depth 40.64 cm (39 x 17 x 16 in.); seat height 17 3/4 in.

Date

1790–1800

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple, ash, and oak, brown paint over original green paint with a gray primer

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

J. Stogdell Stokes (died 1947), Philadelphia. Walters-Benisek Antiques, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1993

Associated names

J. Stogdell Stokes
Walters-Benisek Antiques

Bibliography

Wallace Nutting, Furniture Treasury, 1st ed., 3 vols. (Framingham, Mass.: Old American Company Publishers, 1928–33), vol. 2, no. 2645.
Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 281, fig. 6-86.