Newport, Newport county, Rhode Island, United States ca. 1740–1760
Height: 40 in.
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. ----- 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. ----- 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.
Pair of Queen Anne walnut balloon-seat side chairs
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, September 1971 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.