Side chair

Creator:
Townsend, John, 1732-1809, and Goddard, John, 1723-1785 (school of), active late 1730s-late 1770s
Published/Created:
Newport, Newport county, Rhode Island, United States
ca. 1760–1770
Physical Description:
Height: 37 1/2 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Chippendale mahogany side chair, the strapwork design of the splat, the crosshatched crest panel and the molded ears are typical of Townsend-Goddard handiwork; mellow brown patina. A companion chair with slight variations is in stock and illustrated Sack Brochure no. 20, p. 16; it would make an excellent companion.
Related objects: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 746, pl. P3341.
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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. 1249, pl. P4197.
Variant Titles:
Chippendale mahogany side chair
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Chippendale style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Chippendale
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4197
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, October 1975
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:
10991931
PID:
digcoll:1024757