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Fiddle-back chair


Object number

RIF2238

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

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

Date

1780-1795

Current location

The Connecticut Historical Society

Geography

Made in Connecticut-Rhode Island coastal region
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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.