Side chairs, pair

Creator:
Phyfe, Duncan, 1768-1854
Published/Created:
New York, New York state, United States
ca. 1805–1815
Physical Description:
Height: 33 1/2 in.
Materials:
maple
Notes:
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.
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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.
Variant Titles:
Pair of Sheraton curly maple side chairs
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5236
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, June 1982; Sack, November 1985
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:
10969775
OID:
11872191
PID:
digcoll:847648

Number of Pages: 2
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