Chest of drawers

Creator:
Joseph B. Barry and Son, active ca. 1800-1830 (attributed)
Rush, William, 1756-1833 (attributed)
Published/Created:
Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States
ca. 1810–1820
Physical Description:
37 3/4 x 46 1/4 x 27 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
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.
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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. 1822, pl. P5039.
Variant Titles:
Classical mahogany bow-front chest of drawers
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5039
Genre:
bureaus (chests of drawers) (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, November 1980
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10718 cab4dr1 tif
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10987074
OID:
11887984
PID:
digcoll:847948

Number of Pages: 2
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