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Slat-back Windsor highchair

Object number



Maker Unknown


22 1/4 13 15 in. (56.515 33.02 38.1 cm)



Current location

Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island


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


Paper tag printed "3422" in underside of chair; paper label with pencil "24"; paper label with "I.Christie 46000" typed and "52" in red ink; paper label with "A 172" written in blue; metal/paper PB tag with printed "24"; green paint on underside of seat and underside of right arm and top of seat; traces of red paint on underside of seat and on stretcher.


Lansdell K. Christie (1903–1965), Syosset, New York; consigned by his estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, October 21, 1972, lot 24; sold to Doris Duke (1912–1993) for Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island, 1972; Whitehorne House Museum, Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island, from 1974

Associated names

Lansdell K. Christie
Doris Duke


Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The Lansdell K. Christie Collection of Notable American Furniture, sale cat. (October 21, 1972), lot 24, ill.