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Continuous-bow Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF5475

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

93.98 x 49.53 x 43.18 cm (37 x 19 1/2 x 17 in.)

Date

1790–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Ash (bow and spindles); maple (legs and stretchers); pine (seat)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York, 1975

Associated names

Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc.

Notes

The chair retains its original black/green paint.

See also


Bibliography

Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., Gallery Catalogue (New York: Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., 1974–2017), vol. 2, p. 70, ill.
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), 393n1.