Card table

Creator:
Adams, Nehemiah, 1769-1840 (school of)
Published/Created:
Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1800–1810
Physical Description:
30 3/4 x 35 3/4 x 17 1/2 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; satinwood or birch; maple
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Sheraton mahogany and flame satinwood or curly birch card table, serpentine sides and bowed front, the front with divided flame panels with inlaid borders repeated on sides; the plinths with curly maple panels, slender tapered reeded legs with cylindrical capitals and ring-turned and bulbous feet, beautiful light brown patina. School of Nehemiah Adams; a closely related table is illustrated in Fine Points of Furniture: Early American, p. 285.
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Related objects: Book: Albert Sack, Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1955), p. 285.
Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 1739, pl. P4869.
Variant Titles:
Sheraton mahogany and flame satinwood or curly birch card table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Sheraton style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4869
Genre:
card 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:
10955891
PID:
digcoll:844444