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Once believed that this armchair was made in Essex County, Massachusetts, now it is considered among the earliest works from Windsor, Connecticut. Its carved decoration, much of it done with a gouge, relates it to objects attributed to an unidentified craftsman from that area. With spindles...

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Provenance

Descended in the Lamb family of Boston to the donors.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

about 1660

Object Place

Windsor, Connecticut

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 122

Dimensions

112.39 x 59.05 x 38.73 cm (44 1/4 x 23 1/4 x 15 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

64.127

Medium or Technique

Oak

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds