Sprosen, John – American Cabinetmaker

A bow-back Windsor side chair in black paint over earlier green, nine spindles, saddle seat, John Sprosen, Philadelphia or New York City, circa 1785 to 1795

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By John Sprosen, a Windsor comb-back armchair branded "I Sprosen"

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A continuous-arm Windsor chair attributed to John Sprosen, New York City, 1788 to 1800

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John Sprosen

Cabinetmaker John Sprosen was active in Philadelphia circa 1783 to 1788, and in New York City from 1789 to 1798. His Windsor chairs are branded “I. Sprosen” under the seat.

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