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

about 1780–1810
Henry Bacon (American, 1839–1912)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1976.775

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Markings

The "BACON" mark is not clear on this example.

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