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Low-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF4716

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1780–1800

Current location

The Stanley Weiss Collection

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Marks

None

Inscriptions

"S. GIBBS R.I.," stamped, underneath seat

Style

Windsor, Windsor

Provenance

Duncan A. Hazard (1874–1939), Newport, Rhode Island; consigned by his estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, November 9, 1940, lot 128

Associated names

S. Gibbs
Duncan A. Hazard
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.

Notes

The brand under the seat is probably for an early owner.

Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Early American Furniture including Important Goddard and Other Examples from the Private Collection of the Late Duncan A. Hazard, Newport, Rhode Island, sale cat. (November 9, 1940), 24, lot 128.
Stanley Weiss and Brock Jobe, Fine American Antiques in the Stanley Weiss Collection (Providence, R.I.: The Stanley Weiss Collection, 2019), 25, sw01676, ill.