Chest of drawers

Creator:
Hook, William, 1777-1869 (attributed)
Published/Created:
Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1800–1810
Physical Description:
42 x 48 1/2 x 22 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Sheraton mahogany bow-front bureau with turret corners, the drawers flanked by two reeded turret columns with leaf-carved capitals in star-punch background, the top has concentric ringed border; reeded legs ending in bulbous feet, choice bronze patina, attributed to William Hook. The characteristics of the handiwork of William Hook are evident in the carved waterleaf capitals with star-punch background and concentric ring top borders; these motifs appear on the famous commode William Hook made for his daughter in 1807.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 10, p. 2653, pl. P6004.
Variant Titles:
Sheraton mahogany bow-front bureau
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
6064
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, 1990
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:
10987131
OID:
11887997
PID:
digcoll:847713

Number of Pages: 2
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