High fan-back Windsor armchair

1760–90


Object Place: New England or Philadelphia

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 196

Dimensions

Overall: 107.3 x 47.3 x 53.3 cm (42 1/4 x 18 5/8 x 21 in.)

Accession Number

31.393

Medium or Technique

Maple, pine, ash or oak or hickory (by eye)

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Braced, comb-back. Tall flaring back with four plain and three bulb-turned spindles of ash; yoke curved crest rail of maple; Out-curved arms with turned supports, ash; turned legs and stretchers of maple; pine seat; paint lost

Provenance

History of ownership: early history unknown. 1930, sold at auction in New York City; 1931, anonymous gift to the Museum (Accession Date May 28, 1931)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift