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Continuous-bow Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF3397

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 95.25 cm (37 1/2 in.); Height, seat: 45.72 cm (18 in.)

Date

1790-1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Hickory (bow and spindles), maple (arm supports, legs, and stretchers), pine (seat)

Inscriptions

"PH[?] / 2 [or 6]" in chalk on underside of seat

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

Elliott and Grace Snyder Antiques, South Egremont, Massachusetts. Dinah and Stephen Lefkowitz (born 1937), New York, New York, and Old Lyme Connecticut; consigned by them to Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire (sale held Manchester, New Hampshire), August 4, 2007, lot 733

Associated names

Elliott and Grace Snyder Antiques
Stephen A. Lefkowitz
Northeast Auctions

Bibliography

Charles Santore, The Windsor Style in America Volume II (Philadelphia: Running Press, 1987), 34, 153, pl. X, fig. 160.
Northeast Auctions, Hampton and Portsmouth, N.H., Dinah and Stephen Lefkowitz Collection, sale cat. (August 4, 2007), 93, lot 733, ill.