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Writing-arm Windsor chair

about 1810–1815


Object Place: New Hampshire

Dimensions

Overall: 104.1 x 86.4 x 69.9 cm (41 x 34 x 27 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2017.1342

Medium or Technique

Painted woods

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Signed

Modern painting on bottom reads: "Adam Gordon / of Bedford, N.H. / 1795-1861 / Was taken to Darmouth Coll / Class of 1817"

Provenance

Reportedly originally owned by Adam Gordon of Bedford, New Hamphire (b. 1795 - d. 1861) and taken to Dartmouth College, Class of 1817. Purchased by Bill Samaha and sold to a Pennsylvania collector; sold by the collector to Robert and Mary Lou Sutter, Hanson, Massachusetts; 2017, bequest of the Sutters to the MFA. (Accession date: June 21, 2017)

Credit Line

Bequest of Robert C. and Mary Lou Sutter