Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1800–1810
40 1/2 x 23 x 16 in.
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany and flame satinwood corner washstand, the bowed frame with one drawer and the cyma-curved scrolled apron are fronted with finely figured crotch satinwood, outsplayed legs connected by pierced stretchers centered by circular disc cup holder; original knob. A virtually identical washstand made by William Hook as a wedding present for his sister, Hannah, ca. 1808, is in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, illustrated in Randall, American Furniture, pl. 101. Related objects: Book: Richard H. Randall, Jr., American Furniture in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Meriden, Conn.: Meriden Gravure Co., 1965), pl. 101. Website: http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/washstand-44748 (accessed July 7, 2014). ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 4, p. 955, pl. P3719. ----- YUAG catalogue note: The related William Hook washstand in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is object 39.557.
Hepplewhite mahogany corner washstand
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style Furniture -- United States
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
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