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Sack-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF4212

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

109.855 x 55.245 x 40.323 cm (43 1/4 x 21 3/4 x 15 7/8 in.)

Date

1790–1800

Current location

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia

Geography

Made in Connecticut, or possibly made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple (legs, stretchers, and arm supports); white pine (seat); ash (bow and spindles)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Louis Guerineau Myers (1874–1932), New York. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1930

Associated names

Louis Guerineau Myers

Bibliography

Loan Exhibition of Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth-Century Furniture and Glass, exh. cat. (New York: American Art Galleries, 1929), n.p., no. 528, ill.
Barry A. Greenlaw, New England Furniture at Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1974), 178–179, no. 155, ill.
Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 261, fig. 6-42.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 386n1.