Chest of drawers

Published/Created:
Portsmouth, Rockingham county, New Hampshire, United States
ca. 1790–1810
Physical Description:
41 3/4 x 43 1/2 x 20 1/4 in.
Materials:
Maple; mahogany; birch
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite curly maple bureau, the drawers are fronted by bird's-eye maple veneer framed in mahogany banding, the apron has a center panel with cyma scrolling and French feet; the top has mahogany banding and inlaid border below which is a frieze of feathered birch, beautiful honey color.
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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. 1709, pl. P4955.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite curly maple bureau
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4955
Folder:
Folder 10718 cab4dr1 tif
Genre:
bureaus (chests of drawers) (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Open Access
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, May 1980
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10987065
OID:
11887980
PID:
digcoll:847760

Number of Pages: 2
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