Sideboard

Creator:
Whitehead, William, active ca. 1790-1820 (attributed)
Published/Created:
New York, New York state, United States
ca. 1780–1800
Physical Description:
42 x 72 x 29 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany inlaid serpentine-front sideboard, the beauty and placement of the rich crotch grained veneer, the book, quarter fan and bellflower inlays and the inlaid lily of the valley paterae are all enhanced by a golden patina. Attributed to William Whitehead; this design relates to masterpieces in the Karolik collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and at the High Museum in Atlanta, Georgia, epitomizing the heights achieved by New York artisans of the period.
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Related objects: Website: http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/sideboard-44563 (accessed August 5, 2014).
Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 10, p. 2577, pl. P6221.
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YUAG catalogue note: The related sideboard in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is object 39.141.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany inlaid serpentine-front sideboard
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
6221
Genre:
sideboards (furniture) (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, 1990
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10718 cab4dr3 tif
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10989444
OID:
11977784
PID:
digcoll:1024452

Number of Pages: 2
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