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Photo: Courtesy Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Del., 1965.3030
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Writing-arm Windsor chair


Object number

RIF3643

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

46 1/2 in. (118.11 cm) Height: 18 in. (45.72 cm) Height: 16 1/4 x 17 7/8 in. (41.275 x 45.403 cm) Height: 18 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. (46.355 x 64.135 cm)

Date

1790–1800

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Connecticut-Rhode Island border region
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Butternut (seat), maple, oak, and white pine

Provenance

Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Delaware, 1965

Construction

According to Nancy Goyne Evans, the drawers not original to the chair.

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Furniture: Specialized Forms (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1997), 41, fig. 1-8.