Armchair

Creator:
Affleck, Thomas, 1740-1795 (attributed)
Published/Created:
Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States
ca. 1790
Physical Description:
35 x 23 3/4 x 24 1/4 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
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.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 1723, pl. P4877.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany small upholstered armchair
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4877
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 1980
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder cab1dr1 tiff_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10970990
OID:
11872644
PID:
digcoll:848023

Number of Pages: 2
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