Linen press

Creator:
Allison, Michael, 1773-1855 (attributed)
Published/Created:
New York, New York state, United States
ca. 1795–1800
Physical Description:
100 x 45 x 21 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; satinwood
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany and satinwood eagle-inlaid linen press, attributed to Michael Allison; descended in the Demarest-Bradner families of New York and New Jersey. Virtually identical in detail to an eagle-inlaid bureau in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, bearing the label of Michael Allison.
Related objects: Website: http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/2018?rpp=20&pg=1&ft=allison%2c+michael&what=Furniture&pos=1 (accessed December 6, 2013).
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1179, pl. P4089.
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YUAG catalogue note: The related bureau labeled by Michael Allison in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York is probably object 32.55.3.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany eagle-inlaid linen press
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Hepplewhite style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4089
Genre:
linen presses (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 1975
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10667 cab3dr4 tiff
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10965566
OID:
11863463
PID:
digcoll:847394

Number of Pages: 6
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