Brace-back Windsor armchair (one of a pair)

about 1780–1810
Henry Bacon (American, active about 1768 to after 1780)


Dimensions

Mount: 99.1 x 50.8 x 51.4 cm (39 x 20 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.819

Medium or Technique

Painted pine and maple, mahogany arms

On View

Lurie-Marks Gallery (Gallery 138)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Provenance

Scott, Corey, and Richmond families of East Providence, Rhode Island; October 6, 1976, Gustav J.S. White, Inc., Auction of Important Antiques, to John Walton, Connecticut; 1976, sold by Walton to the MFA. (Accession date December 8, 1976)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously and Helen and Alice Colburn Fund