Newburyport, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1760–1780
43 x 28 in.
Sack catalogue description: Chippendale mahogany Martha Washington armchair or lolling chair, the arm supports with scrolled voluted base and the serpentine arms with scrolled terminals are characteristic of Newburyport handiwork, this example is fashioned of dense close-grained San Domingan mahogany. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1298, pl. P4284.
Chippendale mahogany Martha Washington chair
Decoration and ornament -- Chippendale style Furniture -- United States
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