Child's Windsor armchair

Object Number: 
1945.484
Date: 
1775-1825
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 14 1/4 in. ( 59.7 x 41.9 x 36.2 cm )
Description: 
Child's Windsor armchair with yellow paint (not original); sack-back with curved crest rail and five full-length spindles piercing lower horizontal rail, which curves forward on either side to form arms; turned front arm supports; wide plank seat on splayed, vase-and-reel turned legs joined by side and medial stretchers with bulbous centers.
Gallery Label: 
The yellow paint on this chair is not original. Many Windsor chairs were originally painted green.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group