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From: Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996): 249, fig. 6-16
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Sack-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF1269

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 37 1/4 in. (94.615 cm) Height, seat: 18 in. (45.72 cm) Width, seat: 22 1/2 in. (57.15 cm) Width, arms: 28 1/2 in. (72.39 cm) Depth, seat: 15 13/16 in. (40.164 cm)

Date

1780–90

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (crest); ash and oak

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Norman Herreshoff (1903–1990), Bristol, Rhode Island

Associated names

Norman Herreshoff

See also


Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 249, fig. 6-16 (right).
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), 116, 118, 127, fig. 4.