Chest of drawers

Published/Created:
Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1780–1790
Physical Description:
13 3/4 x 17 x 11 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Chippendale mahogany miniature serpentine-front chest of drawers with blocked ends, the corners bordered with spiral inlaid columns, the graduated serpentine drawers have incised borders and retain the original elliptical drop brasses; overhanging molded edge top, bold ogee bracket feet, the top with fan-inlaid corners. We know of no finer miniature serpentine chest of drawers in any public or private collection.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 1802, pl. P5015.
Variant Titles:
Chippendale mahogany miniature serpentine-front chest of drawers
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Chippendale style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Chippendale
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5015
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, November 1980
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:
10987072
OID:
11887983
PID:
digcoll:847664

Number of Pages: 2
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