Work table

Creator:
Phyfe, Duncan, 1768-1854 (possibly)
Published/Created:
New York, United States
ca. 1810–1820
Physical Description:
28 3/4 x 24 3/4 x 12 3/4 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Classical mahogany tambour work table, bowed ends, the case of fine mottled veneer; the top is hinged from the rear and reveals a writing compartment with adjustable writing board, urn column, outsplayed reeded legs ending in brass casters. Made by Duncan Phyfe or a worthy contemporary.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 1817, pl. P5022.
Variant Titles:
Classical mahogany tambour work table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5022
Genre:
sewing tables (AAT)
work tables (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, November 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:
10987568
OID:
11976398
PID:
digcoll:1024352

Number of Pages: 2
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