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Bow-back Windsor armchair, one of a set of eight


Object number

RIF2487

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

99.06 x 50.165 x 50.165 cm (39 x 19 3/4 x 19 3/4 in.)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, Probably made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Pine, maple, ash, mahogany (arms)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Windsor

Provenance

By descent in the Corey, Scott, and Richmond families, East Providence, Rhode Island. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, by 1981

Associated names

Scott family
Corey family
Richmond family

See also


Bibliography

Joan Pearson Watkins Revocable Trust, "A Decade of Collecting American Decorative Arts and Sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston," Antiques 120, no. 3 (September 1981): 597, fig. 9.