High chest of drawers

Published/Created:
Salem, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1750–1770
Physical Description:
77 x 38 3/4 x 20 3/8 in.
Materials:
Maple; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne maple flat-top highboy, the base is a highly competent expression of Salem design with the boldly spurred knee returns, scrolled and voluted apron with diamond silhouetted center and the flaring platforms of the wafer pad feet; the carved fans in the upper and lower case have thumbnail borders, the piece retains some of the original brasses and a beautiful light nut brown patina.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 6, p. 1562, pl. P4618.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne maple flat-top highboy
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Queen Anne style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4618
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, May 1978
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:
10994316
OID:
12029785
PID:
digcoll:1024483

Number of Pages: 3
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