Armchair

Published/Created:
Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1800–1810
Physical Description:
36 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; linen
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Sheraton mahogany armchair, the back formed of reeded cross slats each surmounted by star-carved motifs in the arched crest rail, serpentine arms and supports with beaded borders; molded tapered legs, original finish, retaining the original linen undercover and webbing. An identical armchair probably of the same set is in the Karolik collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, illustrated in Hipkiss, The M. and M. Karolik Collection, pl. 110.
Related objects: Book: Edwin Hipkiss, Eighteenth-Century American Arts: The M. and M. Karolik Collection (Boston, Mass.: Museum of Fine Arts, 1941), pl. 110. Website: http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/armchair-neoclassical-44075 (accessed February 19, 2014).
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 8, p. 2129, pl. P5506.
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YUAG catalogue note: The related armchair in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is object 39.93.
Variant Titles:
Sheraton mahogany armchair
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5506
Genre:
armchairs (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, June 1984
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:
10969815
OID:
11872204
PID:
digcoll:847248

Number of Pages: 3
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