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. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 1802, pl. P5015.
Chippendale mahogany miniature serpentine-front chest of drawers
Decoration and ornament -- Chippendale style Furniture -- United States
bureaus (chests of drawers) (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, November 1980 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.