Ipswich, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States Portsmouth, Rockingham county, New Hampshire, United States ca. 1720–1730
Height, chair: 36 in.; Height, seat: 14 in.
Sack catalogue description: Early Queen Anne walnut slipper chair with Spanish feet, carved crest rail, original pine slip seat frame and finish; Ipswich, Massachusetts or Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Attributed to John Gaines; legs and stretchers identical to a wing chair in Downs, American Furniture, pl. 172, and related to the Gaines wing chair in the Prentis collection, New Hampshire Historical Society. Related objects: Book: Joseph Downs, American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum (New York: Macmillan, 1952), pl. 172. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 1, p. 58, pl. 184.
Early Queen Anne walnut slipper chair
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style Furniture--United States
side chairs (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, May 1959 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.