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Child's square-back Windsor side chair


Object number

RIF2242

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 56.515 cm (22 1/4 in.); Seat: 24.765 x 31.433 x 27.94 cm (9 3/4 x 12 3/8 x 11 in.); Width, crest: 31.433 cm (12 3/8 in.)

Date

1802–1805

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Probably made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Pine and ash

Inscriptions

Brand: "CRAPO" (owner)

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence

Associated names

Philip Crapo

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 420, fig. 7-2.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 131, fig. 15.