Card table

Creator:
Phyfe, Duncan, 1768-1854
Published/Created:
New York, New York state, United States
ca. 1810–1825
Physical Description:
29 1/4 x 36 x 18 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; felt; paper
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Classical mahogany card table, the frame with round corners containing stenciled decoration and apron border, the top with crossbanded borders swivels to reveal the original floral paper-lined compartment with felt edges; flaring cylindrical veneered columns and stretcher, acanthus-carved legs. Attributed to Duncan Phyfe based on the relationship of this table to a table with octagonal columns made by Phyfe for John Jacob Astor, illustrated in McClelland, Duncan Phyfe and the English Regency, 1795–1830, pl. 239.
Related objects: Book: Nancy McClelland, Duncan Phyfe and the English Regency, 1795–1830 (New York: William R. Scott, 1939), p. 252, 264, pl. 239, 251.
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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. 2049, pl. P5347.
Variant Titles:
Classical mahogany card table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Neoclassical style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5347
Genre:
card 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, 1983
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10667 cab2dr3
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10955961
OID:
11832858
PID:
digcoll:847725

Number of Pages: 2
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