Work table

Creator:
Phyfe, Duncan, 1768-1854 (school of)
Published/Created:
New York, United States
ca. 1800–1810
Physical Description:
31 1/2 x 24 1/2 x 15 1/4 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Sheraton mahogany work table, rectangular case with fitted turret corners and slide at one end, two drawers with original lion's-head brasses; the top of conforming shape with reeded edges reveals a writing compartment with adjustable writing shelf when opened, reeded legs ending in bulbous feet, fine original finish; school of Duncan Phyfe.
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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. P4986. Book: Wallace Nutting, Furniture Treasury (London: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1928), pl. 1185.
Variant Titles:
Sheraton mahogany work table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4986
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:
10987565
OID:
11976397
PID:
digcoll:1024370

Number of Pages: 2
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