Newport, Newport county, Rhode Island, United States ca. 1750–1760
42 x 38 x 20 1/2 in.
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. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 766, pl. P3389.
Queen Anne maple desk-on-frame
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style Furniture--United States
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, May 1972 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.