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Slat-back Windsor highchair


Object number

RIF4410

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

56.515 x 33.02 x 38.1 cm (22 1/4 x 13 x 15 in.)

Date

1810-1820

Current location

Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island

Geography

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

Medium

Unknown

Inscriptions

Paper tag printed "3422" in underside of chair; paper label with pencil "24"; paper label with "I.Christie 46000" typed and "52" in red ink; paper label with "A 172" written in blue; metal/paper PB tag with printed "24"; green paint on underside of seat and underside of right arm and top of seat; traces of red paint on underside of seat and on stretcher.

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Lansdell K. Christie (1903–1965), Syosset, New York; consigned by his estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, October 21, 1972, lot 24; sold by them to Doris Duke (1912–1993), Newport, Rhode Island; bequeathed by her to the Newport Restoration Foundation, 1993

Associated names

Lansdell K. Christie
Doris Duke

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The Lansdell K. Christie Collection of Notable American Furniture, sale cat. (October 21, 1972), lot 24, ill.