Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States ca. 1790
35 x 23 3/4 x 24 1/4 in.
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany small upholstered armchair, serpentine molded arm supports, molded tapered legs; old or original finish. This is one of a large set of chairs made by Thomas Affleck for the Senate and House in Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; the chairs were made by Affleck in two groups in 1790 and 1793, and were originally upholstered in leather. A number of the set are still in Independence Hall. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 1723, pl. P4877.
Hepplewhite mahogany small upholstered armchair
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style Furniture -- United States
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, May 1980 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.