Chest

Creator:
Seltzer (Selzer), Christian, 1749-1831(?) (school of)
Published/Created:
Lebanon county, Pennsylvania, United States
ca. 1780–1800
Physical Description:
25 3/4 x 51 x 23 in.
Materials:
paint
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Painted dower chest, retaining the original painted decoration of twin arches with flower pot, tulip and star decoration in cream background on front, sides and top; the panels are in a drab green background and there is no retouching, ogee bracket feet, original strap hinges and till; school of Christian Seltzer (Selzer).
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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. 1831, pl. P5167.
Variant Titles:
Painted dower or bridal chest
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Mannerist style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Mannerist
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5167
Genre:
chests (case 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, October 1981
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10667 cab2enddr3
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10961963
OID:
11861384
PID:
digcoll:847279

Number of Pages: 4
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