Armchair

Published/Created:
New York, United States
ca. 1780–1800
Physical Description:
Height: 38 1/2 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany shield-back armchair, three bow knot-carved slats radiating from floral-carved center, the center slat bellflower-carved; serpentine molded arms with rosette-carved terminals, molded outsplayed legs, old nut brown patina.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 2, p. 348, pl. 873.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany shield-back armchair
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
2306
Genre:
armchairs (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, June 1966
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder cab1dr1 tiff_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
OID:
10970758
PID:
digcoll:845540