Lolling chair

Published/Created:
Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1800–1810
Physical Description:
41 1/2 x 26 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Sheraton mahogany barrel-back Martha Washington armchair or lolling chair, a rare feature is the bulbous turned uprights which repeat the conventional bulbous turned arm supports, the incurvature arms have inlaid top surfaces; tapered turned legs, bulbous feet.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1170, pl. P4049.
Variant Titles:
Sheraton mahogany barrel-back Martha Washington armchair or lolling chair
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4049
Genre:
lolling chairs (AAT)
Martha Washington chairs (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, October 1974
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10319 cab2dr2 tiff_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10969631
OID:
11872152
PID:
digcoll:848085

Number of Pages: 2
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