Work table

Creator:
Adams, Nehemiah, 1769-1840 (attributed)
Published/Created:
Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1800–1810
Physical Description:
29 1/2 x 19 1/4 x 15 1/2 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; ivory
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Sheraton mahogany octagonal-top sewing table containing one drawer and sewing slide with oval ivory escutcheons, the case is supported on slender tapered reeded legs with attenuated bulbous feet, ring-turned collars and cylindrical capitals; fine bronze patina. Attributed to Nehemiah Adams; this piece is almost identical to one made by Nehemiah Adams for Lucy Hill Foster, illustrated in The Magazine Antiques (December 1933): p. 218.
Related objects: Journal/Periodical: The Magazine Antiques (December 1933): p. 218.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 2046, pl. P5414.
Variant Titles:
Sheraton mahogany octagonal-top sewing table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5414
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, 1983
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:
10987599
PID:
digcoll:1025069