Newport, Newport county, Rhode Island, United States ca. 1780–1790
35 x 39 x 21 1/2 in.
Sack catalogue description: Chippendale mahogany serpentine-front bureau, the drawer fronts veneered with finely matched crotch figure, beaded borders and original chased oval brasses; molded top of conforming shape, the ogee bracket feet with straightish inner outline are a typical Newport characteristic, fine bronze patina. A closely related example is illustrated in Carpenter, The Arts and Crafts of Newport, p. 62, pl. 36. Related objects: Book: Ralph E. Carpenter, The Arts and Crafts of Newport, Rhode Island, 1640–1820 (Newport, R.I.: Preservation Society of Newport county, 1954), p. 62, pl. 36. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 1957, pl. P5211.
Chippendale mahogany serpentine-front bureau
Decoration and ornament -- Chippendale style Furniture -- United States
bureaus (chests of drawers) (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, June 1982 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.