High chest of drawers

Published/Created:
Providence, Providence county, Rhode Island, United States
ca. 1790–1796
Physical Description:
53 1/2 x 37 3/4 x 19 3/4 in.
Materials:
Maple; paint; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Chippendale curly maple high chest of drawers, six rows of graduated drawers, the top row divided drawers with wooden spring latches on the underside; bracket feet, original bail brasses, the chest is distinguished by the exceptional curly figured striping, mellow patina and original bail brasses; the top bears the original painted inscription, "PELEG ARNOLD - LUCY ARNOLD - HIR DRAWS - PELEG ARNOLD AD 1796 MARCH 22."
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 8, p. 2295, pl. P5715.
Variant Titles:
Chippendale curly maple high chest of drawers
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Chippendale style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Chippendale
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5715
Genre:
high 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, November 1985
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10667 cab2enddr3
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10987111
OID:
11861404
PID:
digcoll:846989

Number of Pages: 3
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