Slant-front desk

Published/Created:
Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States
Physical Description:
42 1/2 35 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.
Materials:
Walnut; brass
Notes:
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.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 2, p. 459, pl. 1136.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne small walnut slant-top desk
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
2217
Genre:
slant-front desks (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, December 1968
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
OID:
10993533
PID:
digcoll:1024850