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Fan-back Windsor side chairs, set of three


Object number

RIF2192

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall (Height): 94.456cm (37 3/16in.) Seat: 45.085 x 39.053 x 45.403cm (17 3/4 x 15 3/8 x 17 7/8in.) Other (Width, crest): 51.435cm (20 1/4in.)

Date

1795–1810

Current location

Shelburne Museum, Vermont

Geography

Made in Connecticut-Rhode Island border region
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Yellow poplar (seat), maple (legs, crest, and stretchers), oak or ash (spindles)

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Howard W. Lipman, New York. Shelburne Museum, Vermont, by 1970

Associated names

Mrs. Howard W. Lipman
Howard W. Lipman

Notes


Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 307, fig. 6-124.