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Photo: Courtesy Yale University Art Gallery, Mabel Brady Garvan Collection, 1930.2358
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Fan-back Windsor side chairs, set of four


Object number

RIF2211

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall (Height): 93.98cm (37in.) Other (Width): 53.34cm (21in.)

Date

1795–1805

Current location

Yale University Art Gallery

Geography

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

Medium

Soft maple (legs and stretchers), ash (crest rail, spindles and stiles); basswood (seat)

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

Francis P. Garvan (1875–1937), New York; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, 1930

Associated names

Francis P. Garvan

Bibliography

Patricia E. Kane, 300 Years of American Seating Furniture Chairs and Beds from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1976), 202–203, no. 182.
Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 315, fig. 6-144.