Sack catalogue description: Octagonal box with academy decoration, the lid decorated with a marine landscape bordered by sea anemones, the case decorated with musical, floral and marine motifs; the rear is inscribed, "Sarah E. North, April 10, 1834." Sarah North was most likely a student at an all-female academy, or early girls' boarding school, where women learned domestic pursuits such as sewing, painting, and music-making. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 8, p. 2212, pl. P5649.
Sheraton octagonal box with academy decoration
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style Furniture -- United States
boxes (containers) (AAT)
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Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, February 1985 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.