Work table

Creator:
Curtis, J., active ca. 1810-1820
Published/Created:
New York, New York state, United States
ca. 1810–1820
Physical Description:
33 x 22 1/4 x 16 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Classical mahogany leaf-carved pedestal work table bearing the label of "J. Curtis, Cabinetmaker, 153 Chamber Street, New York," this label illustrating the quality of some of Duncan Phyfe's contemporaries appears behind the lift-up writing lid covered by the hinged top; the reeded outsplayed legs terminate in brass lion paw casters. This table is illustrated pl. 199 in McClelland, Duncan Phyfe and the English Regency.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1379, pl. P4398. Book: Nancy A. McClelland, Duncan Phyfe and the English Regency, 1795–1830 (New York: William Scott, 1935), p. 199, pl. 183.
Variant Titles:
Classical mahogany leaf-carved pedestal work table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4398
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, October 1976
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:
10987527
OID:
11976387
PID:
digcoll:1024359

Number of Pages: 3
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