Townsend, John, 1732-1809, and Goddard, John, 1723-1785 (school of), active late 1730s-late 1770s
Newport, Newport county, Rhode Island, United States ca. 1750–1770
29 5/8 x 32 3/4 x 21 in.
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne mahogany lowboy, the case with one long drawer, two shallow drawers below affording a case of slender depth; cyma-shaped apron centered by typical Townsend-Goddard concave shell, beautifully modeled squared removable cabriole legs ending in wafer pad feet, the top has a smooth top surface; the edge with half-round molding and connected to the case by a retaining molding, beautiful mellow brown original patina, original brasses and structural blocks and braces. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1152, pl. P4076. Book: Albert Sack, Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1955), p. 193.
Queen Anne mahogany 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, October 1974 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.