High chest of drawers

Published/Created:
Salem, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1750–1760
Physical Description:
73 x 39 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.
Materials:
Cherry; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne cherry highboy, graceful cabriole legs with pointed knees and ridged knee returns ending in scrolled volutes, platformed wafer pad feet; the carved fan in lower case section is complemented by a smaller fan of same design centering the top drawer, original brasses, amber color.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 4, p. 902, pl. P3620.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne cherry highboy
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Queen Anne style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3620
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, November 1972
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:
10994257
PID:
digcoll:1024923