Chest of drawers

Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1800–1810
Physical Description:
39 1/2 x 41 x 21 3/4 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; birch; rosewood; maple; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Sheraton mahogany chest of drawers with reeded turret columns, finely turned bulbous reeded legs, scrolled apron; the three-paneled veneered drawer fronts have center oval of figured birch in rosewood panels flanked by bird's-eye maple panels with outer borders of dark and light rosewood, original lion's head knobs with Grecian key borders, the top edge and apron with lunette inlay in the manner of John Seymour; mellow light patina.
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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. 1809, pl. P4999.
Variant Titles:
Sheraton mahogany chest of drawers
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4999
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, November 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:
10987067
OID:
11887981
PID:
digcoll:847820

Number of Pages: 2
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