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). ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 8, p. 2129, pl. P5506. ----- YUAG catalogue note: The related armchair in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is object 39.93.
Sheraton mahogany armchair
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style Furniture -- United States
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, June 1984 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.