Work table

Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1780–1800
Physical Description:
29 x 20 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; maple
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany octagonal-top sewing table, bird's-eye maple panels on case with crossbanded borders, tapered legs paneled on three sides. A closely similar example, also castered, is illustrated in Stoneman, John and Thomas Seymour, pl. 144.
Related objects: Book: Vernon C. Stoneman, John and Thomas Seymour: Cabinet Makers in Boston, 1794–1816 (Boston, Mass.: Special Publications, 1959), pl. 144.
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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. 355, pl. 896.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany octagonal-top sewing table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
2321
Genre:
sewing tables (AAT)
work tables (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, June 1966
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10718 cab4dr2 tif
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
OID:
10987361
PID:
digcoll:1024995