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Low-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF4179

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 71.12 cm (28 in.)

Date

1775–1795

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Oak (arm rail), hickory or ash (spindles), maple (crest rail, arm supports, legs and stretchers), yellow poplar (seat)

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

By descent in Carr family, Rhode Island. Sotheby's, New York, September 26, 2008, lot 18

Associated names

Carr family
Sotheby's

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (September 26, 2008), 32, lot 18, ill.