Candlestand

Creator:
Phyfe, Duncan, 1768-1854 (attributed)
Published/Created:
New York, New York state, United States
ca. 1810–1815
Physical Description:
29 x 25 x 18 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Classical mahogany tripod tilt-top candlestand, octagonal top with richly figured veneer and crossbanded border, the column with reeded cylinder and tapering shaft; molded legs ending in castered carved paw feet, fine bronze patina. Attributed to Duncan Phyfe; the reeded cylinder element appears on a number of documented tables by Phyfe.
Related objects: Book: Nancy A. McClelland, Duncan Phyfe and the English Regency, 1795–1830 (New York: William Scott, 1935), p. 148, pl. 262, 282, 285.
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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. 2043, pl. P5436.
Variant Titles:
Classical mahogany tripod tilt-top candlestand
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Neoclassical
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5436A
Genre:
candlestands (furniture) (AAT)
Format:
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 cab3dr4 tiff
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
OID:
10965729
PID:
digcoll:844858