Dressing table

Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1735–1750
Physical Description:
29 3/4 x 33 3/4 x 21 1/2 in.
Materials:
Walnut; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne walnut and walnut veneered lowboy, a beautifully proportioned and compact example, the case with one drawer over a row of three drawers with crotch veneered fronts and herringbone borders and retaining the original bat wing brasses; the apron with arched and cyma-shaped center, the molded top with notched corners is veneered with eight squares of carefully matched quartered segments, herringbone and crossbanded borders. The piece is in original condition with the original undisturbed finish; the eight-segmented veneered top is a rarity.
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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. 2070, pl. P5536.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne walnut veneered lowboy
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5536
Genre:
dressing tables (AAT)
low chests (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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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 10319 cab1dr4 tiff
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10968685
OID:
11870872
PID:
digcoll:847198

Number of Pages: 3
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