Salem, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States Marblehead, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1735–1745
29 x 32 x 21 in.
Walnut (primary); red cedar (secondary); gilding (central drawer, pendant drops); brass (hardware)
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne walnut and walnut veneer lowboy, a superbly proportioned compact model, the central drawer features a gilded shell in a gilt background; the drawers are bordered by a broad veneered band, the top is veneered with quarter panels of crotch grain and bordered by veneered bands in the same manner as the drawers, the drawers are lined with red cedar and retain the original brasses; the pendant drops have gilded flame tips and have threaded posts, to our knowledge a unique feature, the patina is the original and is of great beauty and depth. Salem or Marblehead, Massachusetts. The lowboy descended in the family of Robert Hooper and was purchased by us from direct descendants. ----- Bibliography: Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 9, p. 2452–2453, pl. P6140.
Queen Anne walnut lowboy
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style Furniture--United States
dressing tables (AAT) low chests (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, September 1989 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.