Newburyport, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1770–1780
38 1/4 x 24 1/4 in.
Sack catalogue description: Chippendale mahogany ladder-back armchair, undulating pierced serpentine slats and conforming crest rail with beaded scrolled borders, the distinctive arm supports with scrolled volutes are often attributed to Joseph Short; they support nicely scooped arms with scrolled terminals, saddle seat, square legs with beaded borders; light golden color. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 6, p. 1444, pl. P4442.
Chippendale mahogany ladder-back armchair
Decoration and ornament -- Chippendale style Furniture -- United States
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, October 1977 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.