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Photo: Courtesy Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Del., 1958.0002.001
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Bow-back Windsor highchair


Object number

RIF3979

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 86.36 cm (34 in.); Width, arms: 32.39 cm (12 3/4 in.); Seat: 52.71 x 30.16 x 27.94 cm (20 3/4 x 11 7/8 x 11 in.)

Date

1800–1805

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

White pine (seat), hickory, oak, and walnut (arms)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Delaware, 1958

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Furniture: Specialized Forms (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1997), 157, fig. 2-30.
Tracey Rae Beck, "The Substance of Childhood," Antiques 157, no. 2 (February 2000): 327, fig. 1.