Chest of drawers

Published/Created:
Portsmouth, Rockingham county, New Hampshire, United States
ca. 1780–1800
Physical Description:
36 x 41 x 21 1/4 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; birch; maple; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite bow-front bureau with mahogany veneered fronts, birch top and sides, tall French feet; scrolled apron centered by inlaid sunburst, the drawers and apron have curly maple borders, original chased brasses; a choice nut brown patina enhances the beauty of the front.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 4, p. 1109, pl. P4007.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite bow-front bureau
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4007
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, June 1974
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:
10987013
PID:
digcoll:846832