Armchair

Published/Created:
Newburyport, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1760–1780
Physical Description:
43 x 28 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
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.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1298, pl. P4284.
Variant Titles:
Chippendale mahogany Martha Washington chair
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Chippendale style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Chippendale
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4284
Genre:
armchairs (AAT)
Martha Washington chairs (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, May 1976
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Kane 10976 nc BlackBin1 chairs tiff
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10991936
OID:
12101270
PID:
digcoll:1024547

Number of Pages: 2
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