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Brace-back Windsor side chair (one of a set of eight)

about 1780–1810


Dimensions

Overall: 95.9 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm (37 3/4 x 16 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.774

Medium or Technique

Painted pine, maple,ash, with green over black paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Inscription

In chalk on underside of bottom: "C. Cory"

Markings

Stamped in rectangle on underside of seat: "BACON"

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