Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1800
Height: 35 1/2 in.
Sack catalogue description: Sheraton painted side chair retaining original drapery and floral decoration, cane seat, the Seymour attribution is based on an old family label found in a companion chair. The companion chair's 1905 family label, in the writing of Mary Crowninshield Silsbee Whitwell, reads, "made by John Seymour for the Hon. Nathaniel Silsbee"; that chair is illustrated in "A Chair Ascribed to the Seymours," The Magazine Antiques, p. 149. ----- Related objects: Journal/Periodical: "A Chair Ascribed to the Seymours," The Magazine Antiques (September 1941): p. 149. Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 619, pl. 1403. Book: Vernon C. Stoneman, John and Thomas Seymour: Cabinet Makers in Boston, 1794–1816 (Boston, Mass.: Special Publications, 1959), pp. 318–319.
Sheraton painted side chair
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style Furniture -- United States
Furniture--United States Decoration and ornament--
side chairs (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States Israel Sack, Inc. 1957–1990
Sack, January 1970 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.