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Windsor side chair


Object number

RIF4414

Maker

Maker, probably by Matthew Manchester, 1769 or 1770?1817

Dimensions

32 18 15 in. (81.28 45.72 38.1 cm)

Date

1812–14

Current location

F. B. Nichols, Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island

Geography

Made in Coventry, Rhode Island
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Marks

"Made by Mathew Manchester sometime during the war 1812 for Ale_son Stone." painted in white on underside of seat; "A_" written in chalk on underside of seat.

Style

Windsor, Windsor

Provenance

Probably originally owned by Allerson Stone (1789–1867), Cranston, Rhode Island. F. B. Nichols, Seekonk, Massachusetts; sold to Doris Duke (1912–1993) for Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island, 1969; Whitehorne House Museum, Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island, from 1974

Associated names

Allerson Stone
Doris Duke