Side chair

Creator:
John Seymour and Son, active ca. 1794-1816
Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1800
Physical Description:
Height: 35 1/2 in.
Materials:
Paint; cane
Notes:
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.
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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.
Variant Titles:
Sheraton painted side chair
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style
Furniture -- United States
Topics:
Furniture--United States
Decoration and ornament--
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3099
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 Creator:
Israel Sack, Inc
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
Israel Sack, Inc.
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, January 1970
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10319 cab2dr2 tiff_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
OID:
10969490
PID:
digcoll:845314