Newport, Newport county, Rhode Island, United States ca. 1730–1750
Height: 42 in.
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. ----- 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.
Queen Anne walnut side chair
Decoration and ornament -- Queen Anne style Furniture -- United States
side chairs (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, May 1979 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.