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Windsor chair [no illustration]


Object number

RIF4339

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

90.805 x 66.04 x 43.18 cm (35 3/4 x 26 x 17 in.)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Unknown

Inscriptions

Marked "I. Brown" on arm.

Style

Windsor

Provenance

John Brown (1736–1803), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent in his family to Norman Herreshoff (1903–1990), Providence; given by him to the Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, 1970

Associated names

John Brown
Norman Herreshoff

Bibliography

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), 133n6.