Windsor sack-back armchair

1780–1800


Object Place: Salem or Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 93 x 63.5 x 53.3 cm (36 5/8 x 25 x 21 in.)

Accession Number

1978.389

Medium or Technique

Maple, hickory, oak, pine

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Inscription

Signed "Thomas Ingalls" twice (one only partially visile) In pencil on the underside of the seat.

Provenance

Traditionally belonged to Gen. John Glover (1732-1791). Came into Ingalls family from a family connection with Susannah Glover, who married Nicholas Broughton. Owned by Thomas Ingalls, his son Frank Ingalls, to his wife, and her son by second husband Mr. Charles Porter; 1978, purchased by Museum (Accession Date October 18, 1978)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund