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In Quest of Comfort: The Easy Chair in America

In Quest of Comfort: The Easy Chair in America

Heckscher, Morrison H.
1971
15 pages
7 illustrations
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Morrison Heckscher

Easy Chair, Walnut, red oak, yellow pine, ash, maple, tulip poplar, American
American
1760–90
Easy Chair, Mahogany, walnut, tulip poplar, yellow pine, American
American
1760–90
Standing Lakshmi(?), Bronze with gilt, Cambodia or Thailand
Cambodia or Thailand
13th century
Easy Chair, Mahogany, maple, white pine, red maple, American
American
1760–90
Easy chair, Mahogany, American
American
1810–15
Easy Chair, Black cherry, yellow pine, yellow poplar, basswood, pine, American
American
1790–1810
Easy Chair, Caleb Gardner Jr.  American, Walnut, maple; wool on linen ground (front panel), wool and silk on linen ground (back panel), silk and cotton tape, silk and wool tape, American
Caleb Gardner Jr.
1758
Easy chair, Soft maple, oak, black tupelo, American
American
1715–30
Easy chair, Black walnut, beech, soft maple, maple, American
American
1730–40
Easy Chair, Mahogany, yellow poplar, red bay or avocado, bald cypress, American
American
1760–90
1700–1850
Terracotta hydria (water jar), Terracotta, Greek, Attic
Greek, Attic
4th century BCE
The Cabinet Dictionary, containing An Explanation of all the Terms used in the Cabinet, Chair and Upholstery Branches, Thomas Sheraton  British, Illustrations: engraving
Thomas Sheraton
W. Smith
1803
Label, Joseph Cox  American, Paper, American
Joseph Cox
1757–60
T. & J. Swords
Southwick and Pelsue
1796, 1810
New-York Society of Cabinet Makers
1816, 1817