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Continuous-bow Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF6690

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 37 in. (94 cm) Seat height: 17 in. (43.2 cm)

Date

1785–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Pine (seat); oak or ash (bow and spindles); maple (legs and arm supports)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

Illegible chalk, on underside of seat

Provenance

Lee Hanes (1936–2020), Foxborough, Massachusetts, and later Old Lyme, Connecticut; sold to John Kolar (1928–2020), Garfield Heights, Ohio; consigned to Skinner, Inc., Boston and Marlborough, Massachusestts (sale held online), August 12, 2020, lot 1198

Associated names

Lee Hanes
John Kolar
Skinner, Inc.

Bibliography

"Skinner, Inc., advertisement," Maine Antique Digest (August 2020): 16, ill.
Rick Russack, "Skinner's Americana Sales Gross More Than $1.6 Million," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (September 4, 2020): 14, ill.