Easy chair

Creator:
Hart, R., active ca. 1780-1790
Published/Created:
Newburyport, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1780–1790
Physical Description:
51 1/2 x 30 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Chippendale mahogany wing chair with square legs and stretchers, serpentine rear legs of squared outline; the crest bearing the original signature of R. Hart, cabinetmaker of Newburyport, Massachusetts. The serpentine rear legs of squared outline have appeared on several North Shore wing chairs; this is the first such example to be signed.
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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. 749, pl. P3373.
Variant Titles:
Chippendale mahogany wing chair
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Chippendale style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Chippendale
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3373
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, September 1971
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 9869 box 3 tiff
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10984097
OID:
11879728
PID:
digcoll:847373

Number of Pages: 7
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