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Roundabout chair


Object number

RIF2203

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

107.95 x 73.343 x 69.215cm (42 1/2 x 28 7/8 x 27 1/4in.)

Date

1765–1790

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

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

Medium

Soft maple (posts, arm rail, rail cap, spindles, crest); ash (cross slats and stretchers); cottonwood (front leg)

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Henry Francis du Pont, Winterthur, Delaware; bequeathed to Winterthur Museum, and Country Estate, Delaware, 1969

Associated names

Henry Francis du Pont

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 311, fig. 6-135.
Nancy E. Richards and Nancy Goyne Evans, New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods (Winterthur, Del.: Winterthur Publications, 1997), 137–140, no. 76, p. 139, ill.