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Fan-back Windsor side chairs, pair


Object number

RIF2193

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 41 1/2 in. (105.41 cm) seat: 17 7/8 x 19 x 15 5/8 in. (45.403 x 48.26 x 39.688 cm) Width, crest: 21 1/4 in. (53.975 cm)

Date

1795–1810

Current location

Shelburne Museum, Vermont

Geography

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

Medium

Chair 33-306A: yellow poplar (seat), maple (front legs), birch (one rear leg), ash (one rear leg), ash (spindles and crest) Chair 33-306B: yellow poplar (seat), ash (legs, center stretcher, spindles, and probably crest); birch (side stretcher)

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

Shelburne Museum, Vermont

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 307, fig. 6-125.