Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne small walnut slant-top desk with exceptionally fine serpentine-shaped and blocked amphitheatre interior, an interesting swirled figured grain pattern adds to its appeal, bracket feet with finely scrolled inner contour; center pendant, original bat wing brasses. Descended in the family of Nathaniel Bowditch, father of American Navigation. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 2, p. 459, pl. 1136.
Queen Anne small walnut slant-top desk
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style Furniture--United States
slant-front desks (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, December 1968 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.