Slant-front desk

Published/Created:
North Shore, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1750–1770
Physical Description:
42 x 38 x 19 in.
Materials:
Maple; pine; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne curly maple slant-top desk, four graduated drawers retaining the original brasses and supported on finely modeled cabriole legs with platformed pad feet and cyma-shaped knee brackets, pleasing stepped-up pine interior with pilastered document drawers; choice 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. 8, p. 2330, pl. P5873.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne maple slant-top desk
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5873
Genre:
slant-front 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, October 1986
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:
10993879
OID:
12152753
PID:
digcoll:1024716

Number of Pages: 2
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