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From: Evans, Nancy Goyne. American Windsor Furniture: Specialized Forms, New York: Hudson Hills Press, in assoc. with The Henry Frances duPont Winterthur Museum, 1997, 42, Fig. 1-10.
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Writing-arm Windsor chair


Object number

RIF666

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 43 1/4 in. (109.855 cm) Height, seat: 18 in. (45.72 cm) Width, crest: 23 in. (58.42 cm) Width, seat: 26 1/4 in. (66.675 cm) Depth, seat: 16 1/4 in. (41.275 cm) Depth, leaf: 22 7/8 in. (58.103 cm) Depth, leaf: 17 3/4 in. (45.085 cm) Depth, seat: 16 1/4 in. (41.275 cm)

Date

1800–1808

Current location

University of Rhode Island

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

White pine (seat); maple, oak, and other woods

Inscriptions

"W Magoun / II" , an owner's name, incised on underside of seat

Style

Windsor, Windsor

Provenance

W. Magoun. Watson House, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, by 1996

Associated names

W. Magoun

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Furniture: Specialized Forms (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1997), 42, fig. 1–10.