Work table

Published/Created:
Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States
ca. 1815–1825
Physical Description:
29 1/4 x 20 1/4 x 16 1/4 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; maple; brass; ivory
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Classical mahogany and burled maple work table, the case with ring-turned turret corners with burled maple drawer fronts, side and top panels; the lyre support has burled maple arcs with small rings inlaid above and below each brass reed, the outsplayed legs have ivory spiral terminals. A related table attributed to Michel Bouvier is illustrated in "Classical America," cat. no. 20.
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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. 1757, pl. P4939.
Variant Titles:
Classical mahogany and burled maple work table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Neoclassical style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4939
Genre:
work tables (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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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 10667 cab2dr3
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
OID:
10955895
PID:
digcoll:844438