Dressing table

Published/Created:
Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States
ca. 1750–1760
Physical Description:
30 1/2 x 36 x 22 in.
Materials:
Walnut; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne walnut lowboy retaining original impressive brass handles and escutcheons, the chamfered and stop-fluted side columns and unrestored old finish are particularly distinctive. Descended in the Folwell-Scull family, Philadelphia, and always retained in the family; a family inscription inside one drawer reads, "This stand was left to me by Sarah Folwell, sister of William Folwell, soon after I was married in 1873, and is very old. Josephine Folwell Scull."
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 2, p. 300, pl. 732.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne walnut lowboy
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
2035
Genre:
dressing tables (AAT)
low chests (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, April 1965
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:
10968459
OID:
11870822
PID:
digcoll:847503

Number of Pages: 2
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