Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States ca. 1740–1760
Height: 42 in.; Width, across arms: 31 3/4 in.
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. ----- 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.
Queen Anne walnut armchair
Decoration and ornament -- Queen Anne style Furniture -- United States
side chairs (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, May 1973; Sack, 1974 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.