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Low-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF1255

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 26 15/16 in. (68.399 cm) Height, seat: 15 1/2 in. (39.37 cm) Width, seat: 22 in. (55.88 cm) Width, arms: 27 1/8 in. (68.898 cm) Depth, seat: 16 in. (40.64 cm)

Date

1760–70

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Provenance

Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1965

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 239, fig. 6-2.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The Lansdell K. Christie Collection of Notable American Furniture, sale cat. (October 21, 1972), ill.
Oscar P. Fitzgerald, American Furniture: 1650 to the Present (Lanham, Md.: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., 2018), 171–72, fig. 7.3.