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Photo: Courtesy Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of C. Sanford Bull, B.A. 1893, 1953.50.7b
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Continuous-bow Windsor chair


Object number

RIF3611

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

37 1/2 23 in. (95.3 58.4 cm) Seat: 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm)

Date

1790–1800

Current location

Yale University Art Gallery

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

American ash (crest rail and spindles), yellow poplar (seat), soft maple (arm supports, legs, and stretchers)

Provenance

C. Sanford Bull (1871–1955), Middlebury, Connecticut; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953

See also


Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 279, fig. 6-80.
Patricia E. Kane, 300 Years of American Seating Furniture Chairs and Beds from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1976), 206–207, no. 188.
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), 116–117, 129–130, 392, fig. 2, 14.