Chest of drawers

Physical Description:
34 x 40 x 22 1/2 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Chippendale mahogany claw-and-ball foot serpentine-front bureau, the molded top has serpentine sides and rounded corners, the finely sculptured claw-and-ball feet have swept-back talons; original bail brasses, the original patina of great depth and mellowness adds stature to this fine form.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 9, p. 2469, pl. P6194.
Variant Titles:
Chippendale mahogany serpentine-front bureau
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Chippendale style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Chippendale
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
6194
Genre:
bureaus (chests of drawers) (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, September 1989
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10718 cab4dr1 tif
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
OID:
10987147
PID:
digcoll:846777