Lolling chairs, pair

Published/Created:
Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States
Portsmouth, Rockingham county, New Hampshire, United States
ca. 1800–1810
Physical Description:
Height, left chair: 43 1/4 in.; Width, left chair: 26 1/2 in.; Height, right chair: 44 3/4 in.; Width, right chair: 26 1/2 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Assembled pair of Sheraton mahogany Martha Washington armchairs or lolling chairs, bulbous ring-turned castered legs, molded arm supports with molding continuing to turnings; serpentine arms and crest, the chairs have minor variations but are unquestionably by the same maker. Salem, Massachusetts or Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 4, p. 885, pl. P3563.
Variant Titles:
Assembled pair of Sheraton mahogany Martha Washington armchairs or lolling chairs
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style
Furniture -- United States
Topics:
Furniture--United States
Decoration and ornament--
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3563
Genre:
lolling chairs (AAT)
Martha Washington chairs (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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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, November 1972
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:
10969571
PID:
digcoll:845349