New York, New York state, United States ca. 1810–1820
32 x 19 in.
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. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 806, pl. P3508.
Pair of Classical mahogany lyre-back armchairs
Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical style Furniture -- United States
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, May 1972 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.