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Bow-back Windsor armchairs, pair


Object number

RIF3828

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 37 1/4 in. (94.62 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Unknown

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

"John DW," in chalk, inscribed on both chairs

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Northeast Auctions, Hampton, New Hampshire (sale held Manchester, New Hampshire), August 7–8, 1999, lot 513. Jonathan Trace, Cortlandt Manor, New York. Anita Schorsch (1930–2015) and Irvin G. Schorsch, Jr. (1927–2014), Hidden Glen, New Jersey, 1999; consigned by their estate to Sotheby's, New York, January 20–22, 2016, lot 879

Associated names

Jonathan Trace
Northeast Auctions
Anita Schorsch
Irvin G. Schorsch, Jr.

Notes

The chairs have green paint.

See also


Bibliography

Northeast Auctions, Hampton and Portsmouth, N.H., New Hampshire Auction: Important Formal and Country Furniture, sale cat. (August 7–8, 1999), 82, lot 513, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Property from the Collection of Irvin and Anita Schorsch: Hidden Glen Farms, sale cat. (Janaury 20–22, 2016), 440, lot 879, ill.