Joseph B. Barry and Son, active ca. 1800-1830 (attributed) Rush, William, 1756-1833 (attributed)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States ca. 1810–1820
37 3/4 x 46 1/4 x 27 in.
Sack catalogue description: Classical mahogany bow-front chest of drawers, the deeply bowed graduated drawers are flanked by caryatid busts of turbanned gentlemen on tapered plinths, turned reeded ball feet and rich bronze patina. Attributed to Joseph Barry and Son (active ca. 1800–1830), the carved figures attributed to William Rush (1756–1833). A related example is in the Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Michigan; ex-collection Hamilton Fish. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 1822, pl. P5039.
Classical mahogany bow-front chest of drawers
Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical style Furniture -- United States
bureaus (chests of drawers) (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, November 1980 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.