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Brace-back Windsor side chair (one of a set of eight)

Inscription

Inscribed "8" on bottom.

Marks

Stamped "BACON" in rectangle on underside of bottom, paetially obscured

Provenance

History of ownership: Scott, Corey, and Richmond families of East Providence, Rhode Island; 1976, sold by Gustav J.S. White, Inc., Auction of Important Antiques (10/6/1976) to John Walton of Jewett City, Connecticut; 1976, purchased by the MFA (Accession date December 8, 1976)

Credit Line

Gift of Edward C. Johnson III, Anonymous Gift, and Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

about 1780–1810

Object Place for Label

Providence, Rhode Island

Accession Number

1976.777

Medium or Technique

Painted pine, maple, ash

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds