Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States ca. 1750–1760
39 3/4 x 27 1/2 in.
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne walnut armchair, cabriole legs ending in drake feet, beautifully modeled serpentine arms with scooped arm rests and scrolled knuckle arm terminals; vase-shaped splat, serpentine crest rail, mellow light brown patina. While Philadelphia side chairs of this transitional form are numerous, few armchairs ever appear on the market. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 4, p. 938, pl. P3733.
Queen Anne walnut armchair
Decoration and ornament -- Queen Anne style Furniture -- United States
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, May 1973 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.