Card table

Creator:
Phyfe, Duncan, 1768-1854 (attributed)
Published/Created:
New York, United States
ca. 1810–1820
Physical Description:
29 x 36 1/2 x 18 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Classical mahogany card table with mechanical swing leg mechanism, clover leaf shaped top, crotch veneered apron; the base is of exceptional quality with acanthus-carved urn and acanthus-carved outsplayed legs, ending in brass claw casters. Attributed to Duncan Phyfe or a contemporary of equal rank.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 8, p. 2259, pl. P5752; vol. 10, p. 2713, pl. P5752.
Variant Titles:
Classical mahogany card table with mechanical swing leg mechanism
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Neoclassical style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5752
Genre:
card tables (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, November 1985; Sack, October 1991
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10667 cab2dr3
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10956029
OID:
11832877
PID:
digcoll:847591

Number of Pages: 2
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