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Bow-back Windsor side chairs, pair


Object number

RIF6678

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 38 in. (96.5 cm) Seat height: 17 in. (43.2 cm)

Date

1790–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Unknown

Inscriptions

"E. DYER," branded, on underside of seat

Provenance

Probably Elisha Dyer (1772–1845), Providence, Rhode Island. Skinner, Boston and Bolton, Massachusetts (sale held Boston), March 4, 2012, lot 3; a Tennessee collection; consigned to Brunk Auctions, Asheville, North Carolina, May 15–16, 2020, lot 1194

Associated names

Elisha Dyer
Skinner, Inc.
Brunk Auctions

Bibliography

"American Furniture and Decorative Arts," https://www.skinnerince.com/auctions/2585B/lots/3 (accessed accessed May 15, 2020).
"Premier Auctions," https://brunkacutions.com/lot/pair-of-american-brace-back-windsor-side-chairs-4023951 (accessed May 18, 2020) (accessed 2020).