Salem, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1750–1770
77 x 38 3/4 x 20 3/8 in.
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. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 6, p. 1562, pl. P4618.
Queen Anne maple flat-top highboy
Decoration and ornament -- Queen Anne style Furniture -- United States
high chests of drawers (AAT) highboys (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, May 1978 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.