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From: Marguerite Riordan, advertisement, Antiques 106 (Nov. 1974): 781
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Low-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF2453

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

28 3/4 x 22 x 15 7/8 in. (73.03 x 55.88 x 40.32 cm) Height, seat: 16 3/8 in. (41.59 cm)

Date

1770–1780

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Probably made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple

Marks

None

Inscriptions

Vertical and horiztonal scribe lines and two circles, incised, on underside of seat

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

Marguerite Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut, 1974; sold to a private collection

Associated names

Marguerite Riordan

Notes

The chair retains layers of yellow green, then dark green paint below a layer of black paint.

Bibliography

"Marguerite Riordan advertisement," Antiques 106, no. 5 (November 1974): 781, ill.