Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1790–1810
37 1/2 x 22 1/2 x 15 1/4 in.
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany corner washstand, cyma-shaped apron, the frame with three beaded panels; the center contains a drawer, pierced stretcher with molded disc center, outsplayed legs and bronze patina. Made and labeled by Thomas Needham. Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 8, p. 2210, pl. P5674. ----- YUAG catalogue note: This table was probably made by Thomas Needham, Sr. (1734–1804), father of the cabinetmaker Thomas Needham, Jr. (1755–1787), whose label on this washstand reads, "Cabinet Work of all kinds / Made & Sold By / Thomas Needham, / Charter Street, Salem." Thomas Needham, Sr. was active in first Salem and then Boston until 1796; Thomas Needham, Jr. was active in the Boston area during the last quarter of the eighteenth century.
Hepplewhite mahogany corner washstand
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, February 1985 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.