Rare Low-Back Windsor Chair

philadelphia painted windsor chair
Tear Sheet


c. 1765-1780

Ht. 28 ¾”, Seat Ht. 17 ½”, Seat W. 21 ½”, Seat D. 16”

With carved knuckles and D-shape saddle seat retaining an historic white paint over an earlier green

Provenance: James and Nancy Glazer; Private Texas Collection

Literature: Hornor, Hornor’s Blue Book Philadelphia Furniture (1935), pl. 467; for a related example, see Santore, The Windsor Style in America (1997), Vol. I, p. 80, pl. 64.