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Fan-back Windsor side chair


Object number

RIF4213

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

89.535 x 44.133 x 41.593 cm (35 1/4 x 17 3/8 x 16 3/8 in.)

Date

1785-1800

Current location

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia

Geography

Made in Connecticut-Rhode Island border region
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple (legs, stretchers, and stiles), white oak (crest and spindle), yellow poplar (seat)

Inscriptions

"W......" [illegible] in white chalk on the underside of the seat

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Herbert Schiffer Antiques, Exton, Pennsylvania, before 1966; sold by him to The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1966

Associated names

Herbert F. Schiffer Antiques

Bibliography

Barry A. Greenlaw, New England Furniture at Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1974), 180–181, no. 157, ill.