Sack catalogue description: Original catalogue description (April 1965) – Hepplewhite mahogany Pembroke table with bellflower-inlaid legs, oval top with concave molded edge, one drawer with original bale handle. Descended in the Cheney family. Updated catalogue description (October 1991) – Hepplewhite mahogany Pembroke table with finely grained top with thumb-molded edge, the bowed frames, one of which houses a drawer, are flanked by tapered legs with arched book inlay above line-inlaid panels of bellflowers of descending size and light wood cuffs. Attributed to John Townsend; see Moses and Sack, Master Craftsmen of Newport, p. 83, fig. 2.11. Ex-collection Israel Sack, Inc. and recently repurchased. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 2, p. 320, pl. 798; vol. 10, p. 2700, pl. P2165. Book: Michael Moses and Israel Sack, Inc., Master Craftsmen of Newport: The Townsends and Goddards (Tenafly, N.J. : MMI Americana Press, 1984), p. 83, fig. 2.11.
Hepplewhite mahogany Pembroke table
Decoration and ornament--Hepplewhite style Furniture--United States
Pembroke tables (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, April 1965; Sack,October 1991 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.