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Windsor side chair


Object number

RIF4414

Maker

Maker: probably made by Matthew Manchester, 1769 or 1770–1817

Dimensions

81.28 x 45.72 x 38.1 cm (32 x 18 x 15 in.)

Date

1812-1814

Current location

F. B. Nichols, Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island

Geography

Made in Coventry, Rhode Island
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Medium

Unknown

Marks

"Made by Mathew Manchester sometime during the war 1812 for Ale_son Stone." painted in white on underside of seat; "A_" written in chalk on underside of seat.

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Probably originally owned by Allerson Stone (1789–1867), Cranston, Rhode Island. F. B. Nichols, Seekonk, Massachusetts; sold to Doris Duke (1912–1993), Newport, Rhode Island, 1969; bequeathed by her to the Newport Restoration Foundation, 1993

Associated names

Allerson Stone
Doris Duke