Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1780–1800
27 1/8 x 25 x 15 1/4 in.
Cherry; satinwood or birch; mahogany; maple
Sack catalogue description: A diminutive masterpiece, Hepplewhite cherry bowfront side table of diminutive scale, the veneered drawer forms two panels of carefully matched flaming satinwood or birch with mahogany crossbanded borders and original chased oval brasses; the panels flanking the drawer are curly maple as are the top edge and apron border, tapered line-inlaid legs with curly maple cuffs and additional taper below, mellow light brown patina. A unique little gem to delight the eye of the most discriminating connoisseur. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 1763 and 1789, pl. P4993.
Hepplewhite cherry bowfront side table
Decoration and ornament--Hepplewhite style Furniture--United States
side tables (AAT)
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Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, May 1980 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.