Work table

Published/Created:
Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States
ca. 1815–1825
Physical Description:
29 1/4 x 20 1/4 x 16 1/4 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; maple; brass; ivory
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Classical mahogany and burled maple work table, the case with ring-turned turret corners with burled maple drawer fronts, side and top panels, the lyre support has burled maple arcs with small rings inlaid above and below each brass reed; the outsplayed legs have ivory spiral terminals. A related table in Classical America, 1815–1845, no. 20, is attributed to Michel Bouvier.
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Related objects: Exhibition catalogue: Berry B. Tracy and William H. Gerdts, Classical America, 1815–1845 (Newark, N.J.: Newark Museum Association, 1963), no. 20.
Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 1756, pl. P4939.
Variant Titles:
Classical mahogany and maple work table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4939
Genre:
sewing tables (AAT)
work tables (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, May 1980
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10718 cab4dr2 tif
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10987558
OID:
11976394
PID:
digcoll:1024338

Number of Pages: 2
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