Dressing table

Published/Created:
Salem, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1750–1760
Physical Description:
Height: 30 in.; Width, top: 33 3/4 in.; Width, case: 27 3/4 in.; Depth, top: 20 1/4 in.; Depth, case: 17 3/4 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; maple; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Original catalogue description (October 1978) – Queen Anne San Domingan mahogany lowboy, the top with molded edge and notched corners and the drawer fronts are fashioned from finely figured mottled mahogany, the sides and legs are maple; the compact case has one long drawer over three smaller drawers, the center drawer with deeply concave shell with scribed border, graceful cabriole legs ending in platformed pad feet; original brasses and fine bronze patina. Updated catalogue description (June 1984) – Illustrated in American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, vol. 6, p. 1644, pl. P4789, and recently repurchased.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 6, p. 1644, pl. P4789; vol. 8, p. 2110, pl. P4789.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne mahogany lowboy
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4789
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, October 1978; 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:
10968628
OID:
11870856
PID:
digcoll:847301

Number of Pages: 4
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