Sack catalogue description: Sheraton gilt mirror, baluster columns with acanthus capitals, the crest is centered by a triangular églomisé glass panel in gilt and white in carved border; the crest supporting a superbly sculptured eagle holding drapery chains which connect to elliptical beaded urns with flaming torches, standing on columns with ram's head terminals. American or English. In brochure 23, we illustrated record P3764; recently we acquired its companion (record P4056) which, while not a mate, is patently by the same hand and which is for all practical purposes the same size. Thus, the mirrors will serve as a pair of a quality seldom rivaled; P4056 is illustrated in Nutting, Furniture Treasury, pl. 3032. Related objects: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1160, pl. P3764. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1160, pl. P4056. Book: Wallace Nutting, Furniture Treasury, 1st ed., 3 vols. (Framingham, Mass.: Old American Company Publishers, 1928–33), n.p., fig. 3032.
Sheraton gilt mirror
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style Furniture -- United States
American or English
looking glasses (AAT) mirrors (AAT)
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Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, October 1974 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.