Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1800–1810
41 1/2 x 26 in.
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. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1170, pl. P4049.
Sheraton mahogany barrel-back Martha Washington armchair or lolling chair
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style Furniture -- United States
lolling chairs (AAT) Martha Washington chairs (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, October 1974 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.