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Bow-back Windsor side chair


Object number

RIF3616

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

90.17 x 41.91 x 55.88 cm (35 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 22 in.); Height, seat: 41.91 cm (16 1/2 in.); Depth, seat: 38.735 cm (15 1/4 in.)

Date

1785–1800

Current location

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (spindles), birch (legs), oak or hickory (bow), white pine (seat)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

Old partial shipping label glued to underside of seat

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Titus Geesey (1893–1969), Wilmington, Delaware; given to Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1954

Associated names

Titus Geesey

Bibliography

Beatrice Bronson Garvan, The Pennsylvania German Collection, exh. cat. (Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1982), 39, no. 14.