Chest of drawers and dressing glass

Published/Created:
Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1810–1820
Physical Description:
74 x 39 x 21 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; mirror glass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Sheraton mahogany bureau with dressing glass, the two-tiered case has turret corners, the case has three rows of drawers flanked by round fluted columns with acanthus-carved capitals supported on reeded tapered legs; an attached tier of three drawers is flanked by turrets with carved capitals, the attached mirror is supported by stencilled lyre brackets, choice mellow brown patina. Salem or Boston, Massachusetts.
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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. 2130, pl. P5581.
Variant Titles:
Sheraton mahogany bureau and dressing glass
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5581
Genre:
bureaus (chests of drawers) (AAT)
dressing glasses (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 1984
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 pointer:
10987102
OID:
11887991
PID:
digcoll:847005

Number of Pages: 3
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