Washstand

Creator:
Needham, Thomas, Sr., 1734-1804
Published/Created:
Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1790–1810
Physical Description:
37 1/2 x 22 1/2 x 15 1/4 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
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.
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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.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany corner washstand
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5674
Genre:
washstands (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, February 1985
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:
10987629
OID:
11976411
PID:
digcoll:1024378

Number of Pages: 2
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