High chest of drawers

Published/Created:
Connecticut, United States
ca. 1760–1780
Physical Description:
83 x 37 1/2 x 20 in.
Materials:
Cherry; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne cherry scroll-top highboy of rare small scale, graceful cabriole legs with scrolled knee brackets and cyma-scrolled apron, the center drawers of the upper and lower case sections have deeply concave carved fans with thumbnail borders; the broken arch top ends in carved rosettes with flame finials, original brasses, amber color.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1231, pl. P4137.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne cherry scroll-top highboy
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Queen Anne style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4137
Genre:
high chests of drawers (AAT)
highboys (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 1975
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:
10994282
OID:
12029774
PID:
digcoll:1024478

Number of Pages: 2
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