Desk-on-frame

Published/Created:
Newport, Newport county, Rhode Island, United States
ca. 1750–1760
Physical Description:
42 x 38 x 20 1/2 in.
Materials:
maple
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne maple desk-on-frame, removable bandied cabriole legs in the Newport manner ending in platformed pad feet, finely scrolled apron; one long drawer in desk section, the interior with pigeonhole drawers at ends and center is more developed than the usual desk-on-frame. The desk was lacquered in the nineteenth century; the lacquering has been removed, revealing a warm amber patina.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 766, pl. P3389.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne maple desk-on-frame
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3389
Genre:
desks-on-frames (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 1972
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Kane 10976nc, ClearBin1 tiff_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10993612
OID:
12152680
PID:
digcoll:1024657

Number of Pages: 3
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