Armchair

Published/Created:
Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States
ca. 1750–1760
Physical Description:
No dimensions
Materials:
walnut
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne walnut claw-and-ball foot armchair exhibiting the mastery of the curvilinear composition unique to the Philadelphia chairmaker, horseshoe seat and balloon back with incurvate stiles, the shell centering the crest is flanked by scrolled volutes; superb shaped arms and arm supports with knuckle terminals, the interlaced splats show the introduction to Chippendale influence, the spooned profile of the back adds to the fluency of the design; fine old patina.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 6, p. 1545, pl. P4480.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne walnut claw-and-ball foot armchair
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Queen Anne style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4480
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 1978
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 9689 box 1 tiff_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10982347
OID:
11874063
PID:
digcoll:847743

Number of Pages: 2
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