Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1790–1810
41 x 33 3/4 x 20 1/4 in.
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany two-drawer tambour desk of rare small size, pierced corner brackets, tapered legs and bellflower inlay and modified spade feet; the drawers are bordered by checkered inlay and retain the original oval brasses and typical ivory escutcheons, an ivory escutcheon behind the lid to lock the tambours is a distinctive Seymour feature, the bellflower repeat pattern on the stiles is a rare or unique feature. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 684, pl. P3235.
Hepplewhite mahogany two-drawer tambour desk
Decoration and ornament--Hepplewhite style Furniture--United States
tambour desks (AAT)
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Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, November 1970 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.