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Windsor sack-back armchair

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Inscription

Signed "Thomas Ingalls" twice (one only partially visile) In pencil on the underside of the seat.

Provenance

Traditionally belonged to Gen. John Glover (1732-1791). Came into Ingalls family from a family connection with Susannah Glover, who married Nicholas Broughton. Owned by Thomas Ingalls, his son Frank Ingalls, to his wife, and her son by second husband Mr. Charles Porter; 1978, purchased by Museum (Accession Date October 18, 1978)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

1780–1800

Object Place

Salem or Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 93 x 63.5 x 53.3 cm (36 5/8 x 25 x 21 in.)

Accession Number

1978.389

Medium or Technique

Maple, hickory, oak, pine

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds