Tea table

Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1750–1760
Physical Description:
26 1/2 x 29 x 18 1/2 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne mahogany tray-top tea table with candleslides, the smoothly curved cabriole legs with C-scrolled marginal borders and the rhythmic cyma-curved apron have no superior and few equals in any American tea table; the original tray top moldings have notched corners, fine bronze patina. This table belonged to Mary Revere, daughter of Paul Revere and Sarah Orne; a letter from the descendant is reproduced with the table.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 6, p. 1540–1541, pl. P4574.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne mahogany tray-top tea table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4574
Genre:
tea tables (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, May 1978
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10667 cab2enddr3
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10961912
OID:
11861365
PID:
digcoll:847667

Number of Pages: 2
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