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Sack-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF192

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 115.57 cm (45 1/2 in.)

Date

1785–1795

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Pine (seat); maple and oak (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Windsor

Provenance

H. Eugene Bolles (1838–1910), Boston; sold to Mrs. Russell Sage (1828–1918), New York, 1909; given to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 15–16 and 18, 2004, lot 388

Associated names

H. Eugene Bolles
Mrs. Russell Sage
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Sotheby's

Bibliography

Luke Vincent Lockwood, Colonial Furniture in America, 3rd ed., 2 vols. (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926), vol. 2, pp. 76–77, fig. 528.
Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 260, fig. 6-37.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (January 15–16, 18, 2004), 207, lot 388, ill.