Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1800–1810
29 1/2 x 19 1/4 x 15 1/2 in.
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. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 2046, pl. P5414.
Sheraton mahogany octagonal-top sewing table
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style Furniture -- United States
sewing tables (AAT) work tables (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
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