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High-back Windsor armchair

Object number



Maker Unknown


Height: 43 1/2 in. (110.49 cm)



Current location



Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Unknown woods


Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1965; sold to Henry Ford II (1917–1987), Dearborn, Michigan; consigned by his estate to Sotheby's, London (sale held Henley, Oxfordshire, England), December 5, 1988, lot 189. Ronald Pook Antiques, Downingtown, Pennsylvania, 1989. David A. Schorsch, Inc., New York, 1989; sold to Joan Oestreich Kend, New York and Millbrook, New York; consigned by her estate to Sotheby's, New York, January 20–21, 2017, lot 4190

Associated names

Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Henry Ford II
Ronald Pook Antiques
Israel Sack, Inc.
Joan Oestreich Kend

See also


"David A. Schorsch, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 139, no. 6 (June 1991): 1078, ill.
"Ronald Pook Antiques advertisement," Antiques 135, no. 4 (April 1989): 910, ill.
American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–89), vol. 2, p. 295, no. 719, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana Including Property from the Collection of Joan Oestreich Kend, sale cat. (January 20–21, 2017), lot 4190, 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), 382n2.