Newburyport, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1780–1790
51 1/2 x 30 in.
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. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 749, pl. P3373.
Chippendale mahogany wing chair
Decoration and ornament -- Chippendale style Furniture -- United States
easy chairs (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, September 1971 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.