Chest of drawers

Published/Created:
Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1780–1790
Physical Description:
32 3/4 x 38 1/2 x 22 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany serpentine-front bureau retaining the earlier Chippendale form, high bracket feet with finely scrolled inner outline, fan-carved center pendant; line-inlaid drawer and top borders, original finely chased oval drop brasses with urn centers, beautiful golden brown patina.
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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. 1475, pl. P4439.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany serpentine-front bureau
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4439
Genre:
bureaus (chests of drawers) (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 1977
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10718 cab4dr1 tif
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10987032
OID:
11887971
PID:
digcoll:847489

Number of Pages: 2
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