FEDERAL UPHOLSTERED WINDOW SEAT WITH CARVING ATTRIBUTED TO SAMUEL MCINTIRE

Carving Attributed to Samuel McIntire

Salem, Massachusetts   Circa 1801

Primary Wood: Mahogany
Secondary Woods: Birch, Pine

Height: 29 inches
Width: 46 3/4 inches
Depth: 15 1/2 inches

Item Number: 6716

Provenance: Probably Jerathamiel (1747-1827) and Sarah (Ropes) Pierce (1752-1796), Salem, Massachusetts; Sarah (Pierce) Nichols (1780-1835), daughter; Israel Sack, Inc., New York.

Reference: See Israel Sack, Inc., American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, vol. VII, p. 1729, no. P4820. Please also see Dean Lahikainen, Samuel McIntire: Carving an American Style, pp. 253-255 for a discussion of the McIntire furniture in the Peirce-Nichols house.