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

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In chalk on underside of seat: "C. Corey."


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


Overall: 95.9 x 40.6 x 40.6cm (37 3/4 x 16 x 16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Painted pine, maple, ash, with green over black paint




Furniture, Seating and Beds