Armchair

Published/Created:
Newburyport, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1770–1780
Physical Description:
37 1/4 x 23 3/4 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
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.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 802, pl. P648.
Variant Titles:
Chippendale mahogany armchair
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Chippendale style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Chippendale
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
0648
Genre:
armchairs (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, May 1972
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 9869 box 3 tiff
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10983962
OID:
11879702
PID:
digcoll:847685

Number of Pages: 2
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