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High-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF2907

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

112.4 x 68.9 x 58.42 cm (44 1/4 x 27 1/8 x 23 in.)

Date

1760-1770

Current location

Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Inscriptions

Bears a paper label with a partially legible inscription on the underside of the seat.

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Sotheby's, New York, January 28, 30–31, 1994, lot 1329. Lee Hanes, Old Lyme, Connecticut; sold to Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island, 2006

Associated names

Sotheby's
Lee Hanes

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Fine Americana, sale cat. (January 28, 30–31, 1994), lot 1329, ill.
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), 382n2.