Dressing table

Published/Created:
Connecticut, United States
ca. 1750–1760
Physical Description:
34 1/2 x 39 1/4 x 23 1/2 in.
Materials:
Cherry
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne cherry lowboy with dramatically scalloped top of cyma curves with turret corners and outlined by molded and filleted edges, fan-carved center drawer, apron design basically complementing the design of the top; the undulation of the top is aided by a beautiful amber patina. A closely related example without a fan-carved drawer is illustrated in Downs, American Furniture, pl. 327.
Related objects: Book: Joseph Downs, American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum (New York: Macmillan, 1952), pl. 327.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 635, pl. 1425.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne cherry lowboy
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3189
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, January 1970
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:
10968532
OID:
11870836
PID:
digcoll:847437

Number of Pages: 2
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