Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1800–1810
42 x 48 1/2 x 22 in.
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. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 10, p. 2653, pl. P6004.
Sheraton mahogany bow-front bureau
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style Furniture -- United States
bureaus (chests of drawers) (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
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