Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1795–1800
28 3/4 x 33 5/8 x 33 5/8 in.
Sack catalogue description: Chippendale mahogany tripod table, serpentine top with squared corners, urn column with acanthus carving in star punch or snowflake background; stop-fluted shaft, the knees with ribbon, grape and grape leaves in star punch or snowflake background. Carving attributed to Samuel McIntire; comparison of the ribbon and grapes carving with examples documented or attributed to the hand of Samuel McIntire attests to the validity of this attribution: 1) Samuel McIntire: A Bicentennial Symposium, 1757–1957, figs. 27, 29; 2) Hipkiss, Eighteenth-Century American Arts: The M. and M. Karolik Collection, fig. 64, 92, 120; 3) Randall, American Furniture in the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, pl. 165–166; and 4) Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period, pl. 15, 16, 262–263. Related objects: Book: Samuel McIntire: A Bicentennial Symposium, 1757–1957 (Salem, MA: The Essex Institute, 1957), fig. 27, 29. Book: Edwin J. Hipkiss, Eighteenth-Century American Arts: The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Paintings, Drawings, Engravings, Furniture &c. from 1720 to 1820 (Boston, Mass.: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1950), fig. 64, 92, 120. Book: Richard H. Randall, Jr., American Furniture in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Meriden, Conn.: Meriden Gravure Co., 1965), pl. 165–166. Book: Charles F. Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum (New York: Viking Press, 1966), pl. 15, 16, 262–263. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 2056, pl. P5439.
Chippendale mahogany tripod table
Decoration and ornament--Chippendale style Furniture--United States
tripod tables (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
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