Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany and gilt mirror with original gilded urn and floral and wheat sprays, gilded side leaves, original églomisé glass panel in blue and gilt depicting a maritime scene. A family label on the back records this glass's purchase by Stephen and Abigail Young of New York on July 7, 1807; ex-collection Israel Sack, Inc., 1937, ex-collection Charles K. Davis. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1353, pl. P4377. Journal/Periodical: The Magazine Antiques (March 1941): p. 126. YUAG catalogue note: The family label on the back reads, "This glass brought by Stephen and Abigail Young, July 7, 1807, in New York. Brought on the stage. I. Parsippany and Stephen Young went there for it–Paid $18 for it."
Hepplewhite mahogany and gilt mirror
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style Furniture -- United States
looking glasses (AAT) mirrors (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, October 1976 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.