Side chair

Creator:
Townsend, Job, 1699-1765 (attributed)
Townsend, John, 1732-1809 (attributed)
Published/Created:
Newport, Newport county, Rhode Island, United States
ca. 1730–1750
Physical Description:
Height: 42 in.
Materials:
walnut
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne walnut side chair representing the highest development in an unadorned Newport Queen Anne chair, the stiles dramatically bend into a hooped design supporting a yoke crest, horseshoe seat with cyma-scrolled apron; cabriole legs with C-scrolled marginal borders, flat shaped stretchers, the chair retains the old crazed finish. Ex-collection Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.; attributed to Job or John Townsend.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 6, p. 1650, pl. P4768. Exhibition catalogue: The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture (Providence: Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), pl. 4.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne walnut side chair
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Queen Anne style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4768
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, May 1979
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 pointer:
10969697
OID:
11872168
PID:
digcoll:847086

Number of Pages: 3
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