Secretary

Published/Created:
Connecticut, United States
ca. 1760–1780
Physical Description:
Height, case: 79 3/4 in.; Height, writing level: 31 in.; Width: 39 3/4 in.; Depth: 22 1/2 in.
Materials:
Cherry
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne cherry secretary desk-on-frame, the desk with chamfered fluted corners supported on short frame with cabriole legs and platformed pad feet, cyma-scrolled apron; the desk interior with two rows of small drawers and pigeonholes, the upper interior with interesting arrangement of scrolled partitions, mellow patina.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 1751, pl. P4871.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne cherry secretary desk-on-frame
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4871
Genre:
desks and bookcases (AAT)
secretaries (furniture) (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, May 1980
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10319 cab1dr3 tiff
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10968294
OID:
11868316
PID:
digcoll:847207

Number of Pages: 3
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