Linen press

Creator:
Egerton, Matthew, Jr., active ca. 1785-1837 (attributed)
Published/Created:
New Jersey, United States
ca. 1800
Physical Description:
91 x 47 x 19 in.
Materials:
Pearwood; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Pearwood linen press with broken arch top, paneled doors, fluted columns; an outstanding feature is the set of original Jefferson brasses. Attributed to Matthew Egerton, Jr., based on a similar labeled example.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 1, p. 66, pl. 211.
Variant Titles:
Pearwood linen press
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Chippendale style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Chippendale
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
0321
Genre:
linen presses (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, May 1959
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10319 cab1dr3 tiff
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
OID:
10968056
PID:
digcoll:844920