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Low-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF3137

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 24 5/16 x 20 7/8 x 13 3/4 in. (61.81 x 53 x 35 cm)

Date

1765–1785

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, or made in Connecticut
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple, pine (seat)

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

Charles Milton Davenport, Boston, Massachusetts; bequeathed to the Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, before 1944; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, October 10, 2002, lot 244

Associated names

Charles Milton Davenport
Williams College Museum of Art
Sotheby's

Bibliography

Karl E. Weston, "Windsor Chairs at Williams College," Antiques 56, no. 5 (November 1944): 269, fig. 14.
Leslie B. Keno, Early American Furniture from the Charles M. Davenport Collection, exh. cat. (Williamstown, Mass.: Williams College Museum of Art, 1979), no. 12.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (October 10, 2002), 107, lot 244, ill.