Armchair

Published/Created:
Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States
ca. 1740–1760
Physical Description:
Height: 42 in.; Width, across arms: 31 3/4 in.
Materials:
walnut
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne walnut armchair, solid spooned vase-shaped splat with shaped panel bordered by four scrolled volutes, crest rail centered by shell bordered by scrolled volutes; incurvate scooped arms ending in bold knuckle terminals, incurvate arm supports, horseshoe seat; original seat frame, cabriole legs with shell-carved knees and knee returns with scrolled volutes, stockinged feet; mellow brown original patina. Descended in the Brown family of Marmora Township, New Jersey; formerly on exhibit in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 4, p. 856, 964–965, pl. P3685.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne walnut armchair
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Queen Anne style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3685
Genre:
side 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, May 1973; Sack, 1974
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 9689 box 1 tiff_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10982300
OID:
11874053
PID:
digcoll:847417

Number of Pages: 5
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