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Miniature slat-back Windsor side chair

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Maker, attributed to Thomas Goddard, 1765–1858


Height: 5 1/16 in. (12.859 cm) Height of seat: 2 3/4 in. (6.985 cm) Width of seat: 3 1/16 in. (7.779 cm) Depth of seat: 3 in. (7.62 cm) Width of crest: 3 1/4 in. (8.255 cm) Width of arms: 3 1/8 in. (7.938 cm)


about 1845

Current location

Newport Historical Society


Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Thomas Goddard (1765–1858) for his grandchild Matilda Allen, Newport, Rhode Island; by descent to her grandchild Edwina Eberly, Newport, Rhode Island; given to Newport Historical Society, Rhode Island, 1934

Associated names

Matilda Allen
Edwina Eberly

Related objects


Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Furniture: Specialized Forms (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1997), 185, fig. 2-64.