Armchairs, pair

Creator:
Phyfe, Duncan, 1768-1854 (attributed)
Published/Created:
New York, New York state, United States
ca. 1810–1820
Physical Description:
32 x 19 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Pair of Classical mahogany lyre-back armchairs, serpentine roll arms with reeded façades, veneered crotch panels on legs; hairy paw feet, choice mellow brown patina, an interesting feature is the scrolled panels on the frame supporting the arms. Lyre-back armchairs rarely appear on the market, particularly in pairs; attributed to Duncan Phyfe.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 806, pl. P3508.
Variant Titles:
Pair of Classical mahogany lyre-back armchairs
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3508
Genre:
armchairs (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, May 1972
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:
10969560
OID:
11872140
PID:
digcoll:847364

Number of Pages: 4
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