Whitehead, William, active ca. 1790-1820 (attributed)
New York, New York state, United States ca. 1780–1800
42 x 72 x 29 in.
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. ----- 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. ----- YUAG catalogue note: The related sideboard in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is object 39.141.
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style Furniture -- United States
sideboards (furniture) (AAT)
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Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, 1990 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.