FEDERAL LOLLING CHAIR Attributed to Joseph Short

Attributed to Joseph Short (1771-1819)
Newburyport, Massachusetts
Circa 1795

Primary Wood: Mahogany
Secondary Woods: Birch, Pine, Maple

Height: 44 inches
Seat Height: 15 3/4 inches
Width: 25 1/2 inches
Depth: 22 inches

Reference: For a chair attributed to Joseph Short with similar arm posts in the collection at Winterthur, please see Joseph Downs American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, number 58.

Item Number: 7125