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Fiddle-back chair


Object number

RIF2238

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 41 in. (104.14 cm) seat: 16 5/8 x 18 3/8 x 14 3/8 in. (42.228 x 46.673 x 36.513 cm) Width, crest: 18 1/8 in. (46.038 cm)

Date

1780–95

Current location

The Connecticut Historical Society

Geography

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

Medium

Maple (primary)

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

George Dudley Seymour (1859–1948), New Haven, Connecticut; bequeathed to The Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, 1948

Associated names

Mrs. Lois Bishop
George Dudley Seymour

Bibliography

George Dudley Seymour's Furniture Collection in the Connecticut Historical Society (Hartford: The Connecticut Historical Society, 1958), 83.
Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 323, fig. 6-161.