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From: Marguerite Riordan, advertisement, Antiques 106 (Nov. 1974): 781
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Low-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF2453

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

28 3/4 22 15 7/8 in. (73.03 55.88 40.32 cm); Height, seat: 16 3/8 in. (41.59 cm)

Date

1770–80

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Probably made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple

Marks

None

Inscriptions

Vertical and horiztonal scribe lines and two circles, incised, on underside of seat

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Marguerite Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut, 1974; sold to a private collection

Associated names

Marguerite Riordan

Notes

The chair retains layers of yellow green, then dark green paint below a layer of black paint.

Bibliography

"Marguerite Riordan advertisement," Antiques 106, no. 5 (November 1974): 781, ill.