Newburyport, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1770–1780
37 1/4 x 23 3/4 in.
Sack catalogue description: Chippendale mahogany armchair, interlaced Gothic splat with marginal carving, serpentine arms; arms supported with scrolled bases in the manner of Joseph Short, amber patina. A closely similar chair in the collection of Old Deerfield is illustrated in Chamberlain, Frontier of Freedom: The Soul and Substance of America Portrayed in One Extraordinary Village, Old Deerfield, Massachusetts, pp. 28–29. Related objects: Book: Samuel Chamberlain, Frontier of Freedom: The Soul and Substance of America Portrayed in One Extraordinary Village, Old Deerfield, Massachusetts (New York: Hastings House, 1952), pp. 28–29. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 802, pl. P648.
Chippendale mahogany armchair
Decoration and ornament -- Chippendale style Furniture -- United States
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Sack, May 1972 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.