Side chair

Creator:
Gaines, John, III, 1704-1743 (attributed)
Published/Created:
Ipswich, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States
Portsmouth, Rockingham county, New Hampshire, United States
ca. 1720–1730
Physical Description:
Height, chair: 36 in.; Height, seat: 14 in.
Materials:
Walnut; pine
Notes:
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.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 1, p. 58, pl. 184.
Variant Titles:
Early Queen Anne walnut slipper chair
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
0459
Genre:
side 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 1959
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
10976 nc, cab4dw4 misc end tiff_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10992148
OID:
12116938
PID:
digcoll:1024568

Number of Pages: 2
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