New York, New York state, United States ca. 1805–1815
Height: 33 1/2 in.
Sack catalogue description: Original catalogue description (June 1982) – Pair of Sheraton curly maple side chairs with reeded and acanthus-carved legs ending in paw feet, the splats formed of interlocking circles, molded stiles and warm ruddy patina; school of Duncan Phyfe. A chair of this set is illustrated in "American Art from American Collection" catalogue, Metropolitan Museum of Art, cat. no. 30. Updated catalogue description (November 1985) – Set of four Sheraton curly maple side chairs; two of these chairs were illustrated in American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, vol. 7, p. 1972, pl. P5236. Related objects: Exhibition catalogue: James Biddle, American Art from American Collections: Decorative Arts, Paintings, and Prints of the Colonial and Federal Periods (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1963), no. 30. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 1972, pl. P5236; vol. 8, p. 2300, pl. P5236.
Pair of Sheraton curly maple side chairs
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style Furniture -- United States
side chairs (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, June 1982; Sack, November 1985 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.