Easy chair

Creator:
Gaines, John, III, 1704-1743
Gaines, Thomas, 1740-1821
Published/Created:
Ipswich, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States
Portsmouth, Rockingham county, New Hampshire, United States
ca. 1725–1735
Physical Description:
Height: 47 in.; Width, across arms: 34 1/2 in.
Materials:
Cherry
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Rare early Queen Anne cherry wing chair related to the Spanish foot group attributed to John and Thomas Gaines, the tall, slender proportions emphasize the William and Mary influence. Ipswich, Massachusetts or Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The stretcher design is the same as the great pillowback Gaines wing chair in the New Hampshire Historical Society, but the medial stretchers are bolder in this example.
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Related objects: Website: http://nhhistory.pastperfect-online.com/36926cgi/mweb.exe?request=record;id=BBD4F973-21AC-4A08-9B5C-773065674870;type=101 (accessed April 14, 2014).
Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 618, pl. 1401.
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YUAG catalogue note: The related Gaines easy chair in the collection of the New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, New Hampshire is object 1957.065.03.24.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne cherry wing chair
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Queen Anne style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3188ANDUP
Genre:
easy 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, January 1970
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 9689 box 1 tiff_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10982283
OID:
11874047
PID:
digcoll:847242

Number of Pages: 3
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