Chest of drawers

Published/Created:
Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1780–1790
Physical Description:
Height: 32 3/4 in.; Width, across top: 38 1/2 in.; Depth: 21 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Chippendale mahogany small bureau, bracket feet with finely scrolled cyma-curved outline, prominent fan-carved center pendant; top with inlaid border, original bale brasses, the top has a swirling figured grain with a choice mellow brown patina.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 835, pl. P3531.
Variant Titles:
Chippendale small mahogany bureau
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Chippendale style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Chippendale
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3531
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, May 1972
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:
10986996
PID:
digcoll:846841