Harp

Creator:
Browne and Buckwell, active ca. 1870-1878
Published/Created:
New York, New York state, United States
ca. 1870–1878
Physical Description:
67 1/2 x 20 x 32 in.
Materials:
gilding
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Classical gilt harp made and signed by Browne & Buckwell; that partnership was active in New York City between 1870 and 1878. American-made harps are quite rare; an example by this maker, signed "J. F. Brown & Co.," is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and dates to 1859–1866.
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Related objects: Website: http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/19192?rpp=20&pg=1&ao=on&ft=harp&where=New+York+City&pos=2 (accessed April 29, 2014).
Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 10, p. 2712, pl. P3307.
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YUAG catalogue note: The related harp in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art , New York is object 1971.152.2.
Variant Titles:
Classical gilt harp
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3307
Genre:
harps (chordophones) (AAT)
musical instruments (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, October 1991
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10978 nc cab2dr1 tif_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10994199
OID:
12029758
PID:
digcoll:1024465

Number of Pages: 3
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