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Windsor Side Chair

Artist/Maker:
Pointer, William
Place Made:
Richmond Virginia United States of America
Date Made:
1790-1800
Medium:
hickory –poplar –maple
Dimensions:
HOA: 35 3/8; WOA: 16 7/8; SD: 16
Accession Number:
2545
Description:
DESCRIPTION: Windsor side chair, “comb-back” type; four splayed, vase and ring turned legs; H-stretchers are bulbous shaped; saddle seat; relief area on seat for spindles; most spindles are plain with outer spindles on each side vase shaped.

INSCRIPTION: fragments of paper label on reverse of seat: “[W]INDSOR CH[A]IRS,/ Made and Warran[ted] by/ WILLIAM PO[INTER]/ IN THE NE[WEST]”

Credit Line:
MESDA Purchase Fund