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Windsor Arm Chair

1972.269 (RS33307)

Description

Bow-back Windsor (sack-back). With seven spindles through arm rail doweled into bowed crest. Three half spindles support knuckled carved arms. Broad saddle seat. Legs turned with bulb, ring; long vase and spool terminating with long taper, "H" stretcher with long center swell. Painted black with deep red stain under coat on seat bottom.

Details

Maker
Possibly Tracy, Ebenezer (Maker)
Date
1770-1800
Location of origin
Connecticut, East
Associated Building
Used At Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
cottonwood (wood)
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
bow-back Windsor chairs
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
cottonwood (wood)
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
Dimensions
36 1/2 x 24 5/16 x 15 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.269
Credit Line
Gift of Guido R. Perara
GUSN
172093
Reference Notes
in association with the Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum

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