Card table

Creator:
Allison, Michael, 1773-1855 (attributed)
Published/Created:
New York, New York state, United States
ca. 1810–1820
Physical Description:
31 1/4 x 36 x 17 1/2 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Classical mahogany lyre-base card table, the frame has canted corners and is centered by a drapery-carved panel, the frame is supported by twin lyres; the acanthus carving is on the side edges of the lyres as well as the front, the carving extends on the graceful outsplayed legs. Attributed to Michael Allison, based on the related drapery panel on a Sheraton card table by Allison, illustrated in The Magazine Antiques (September 1946): p. 179.
Related objects: Journal/Periodical: The Magazine Antiques (September 1946): p. 179.
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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. 2645, pl. P6312.
Variant Titles:
Classical mahogany lyre-base card table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Neoclassical style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
6312
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, 1990
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:
10956091
OID:
11832895
PID:
digcoll:847765

Number of Pages: 2
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