Dining table

Creator:
Phyfe, Duncan, 1768-1854
Published/Created:
New York, United States
ca. 1810–1820
Physical Description:
29 x 62 x 101 1/2 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Classical San Domingan mahogany three-pedestal dining table, each pedestal with four outsplayed castered legs with acanthus carving, cylindrical columns with ring turnings; each top tilts, the end ones with rounded corners, the mottled figured grain is enhanced by a superb mellow brown patina; made by Duncan Phyfe. American apronless pedestal dining tables of this quality are extremely rare and this example ranks as one of the finest.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 6, pp. 1460–1461, pl. 4531.
Variant Titles:
Classical mahogany three-pedestal dining table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4531
Genre:
dining tables (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, October 1977
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder cab1dr1 tiff_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10970957
OID:
11872633
PID:
digcoll:847258

Number of Pages: 3
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