Side chairs, pair

Creator:
Goddard, John, 1723-1785 (probably)
Published/Created:
Newport, Newport county, Rhode Island, United States
ca. 1740–1760
Physical Description:
Height: 40 in.
Materials:
walnut
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Pair of Queen Anne walnut balloon-seat side chairs with rounded stiles and crest rails, finely modeled shell in deep relief centering crest, vase-shaped splat; superb mellow patina, probably made by John Goddard. A set of four chairs made by John Goddard for Moses Brown are virtually identical; they are owned by the Moses Brown School and illustrated in Carpenter, Arts and Crafts of Newport, pl. 11.
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Related objects: Book: Ralph E. Carpenter, The Arts and Crafts of Newport, Rhode Island, 1640–1820 (Newport, R.I.: Preservation Society of Newport county, 1954), pl. 11. Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 745, pl. P3318.
Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 745, pl. P3319.
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YUAG catalogue note: This pair of chairs are also related to record P3318, a Queen Anne walnut slipper side chair also probably made by John Goddard, illustrated on the same page.
Variant Titles:
Pair of Queen Anne walnut balloon-seat side chairs
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Queen Anne style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3319
Genre:
side chairs (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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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 10319 cab2dr2 tiff_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10969527
OID:
11872133
PID:
digcoll:847470

Number of Pages: 2
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