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High-back Windsor rocking chair


Object number

RIF3671

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 113.665 cm (44 3/4 in.); Height, seat: 45.72 cm (18 in.); Width, crest: 61.278 cm (24 1/8 in.); Width, arms: 59.373 cm (23 3/8 in.); Width, seat: 53.658 cm (21 1/8 in.); Depth, seat: 41.91 cm (16 1/2 in.)

Date

1795–1805

Current location

Hitchcock Museum, Riverton, Connecticut

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Unknown

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Hitchcock Museum, Riverton, Connecticut, 1997

Bibliography

Northeast Auctions, Hampton, N.H., American and European Furniture, Decorative Arts and Oriental Carpets, sale cat. (November 10–11, 1990), 13, lot 420, ill.
Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Furniture: Specialized Forms (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1997), 61, fig. 1-26.