Pembroke table

Creator:
Townsend, John, 1732-1809 (attributed)
Published/Created:
Newport, Newport county, Rhode Island, United States
ca. 1785–1795
Physical Description:
Height: 28 in.; Width, closed: 18 1/2 in.; Width, open: 38 in.; Depth: 32 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
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.
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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. 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.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany Pembroke table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Hepplewhite style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
2165
Genre:
Pembroke tables (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, April 1965; Sack,October 1991
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:
10965425
OID:
11863437
PID:
digcoll:847551

Number of Pages: 2
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