High chest of drawers

Published/Created:
Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States
ca. 1750–1760
Physical Description:
74 1/2 x 40 1/2 x 22 in.
Materials:
Maple; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne curly maple highboy, finely modeled stockinged drake feet, scrolled apron; magnificent golden patina of great warmth in which the original brasses seem to melt, a rare instance of the use of curly maple in a Philadelphia form.
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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. 462, pl. 1141.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne curly maple highboy
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Queen Anne style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
2619
Genre:
high chests of drawers (AAT)
highboys (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, December 1968
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10978 nc cab2dr1 tif_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
OID:
10994145
PID:
digcoll:1024906