Tambour desk

Published/Created:
Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1790–1810
Physical Description:
6 x 14 1/4 x 9 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; satinwood or birch
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Sheraton mahogany tambour lap desk with finely figured crotch satinwood or birch lid and drawer, the tambour flanked by turret ends and reveals a fitted interior, fine mellow 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. 1682, pl. P4782.
Variant Titles:
Sheraton mahogany tambour lap desk
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Sheraton style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4782
Genre:
tambour desks (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 1979
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:
10993751
OID:
12152715
PID:
digcoll:1024687

Number of Pages: 2
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