Card table

Creator:
Adams, Nehemiah, 1769-1840 (attributed)
Published/Created:
Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1800–1810
Physical Description:
29 3/4 x 36 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; satinwood or birch; maple
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Sheraton mahogany card table, bow front and serpentine sides, the frame fronted by finely figured flame satinwood or birch; the top bordered by curly maple crossbanding, slender tapered reeded legs with cylinder capitals and elongated bulbous feet, a model of exquisite delicacy, grace and balance; beautiful golden patina. Attributed to Nehemiah Adams.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 8, p. 2132, pl. P5503.
Variant Titles:
Sheraton mahogany card table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Sheraton style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5503
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, 1986
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:
10955974
PID:
digcoll:844451