Dressing table

Creator:
Janvier, John, Sr., 1749-1801 (repairer)
Published/Created:
Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States
Odessa, New Castle county, Delaware, United States
ca. 1750–1770
Physical Description:
28 1/4 x 34 x 21 1/4 in.
Materials:
walnut
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne walnut lowboy, cabriole legs with stockinged drake feet, cyma-scrolled apron; molded top with notched corners. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania or Odessa, Delaware. The note, "Repaired by J. Janvier, April 20, 1799," is written on the underside of the top.
Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1288, pl. P4283.
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YUAG catalogue note: John Janvier, Sr. (1749–1801) was one of Delaware's best-known cabinetmakers, active ca. 1770–1801; he was trained in Philadelphia and moved to Odessa, Delaware around 1770.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne walnut lowboy
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4283
Genre:
dressing tables (AAT)
low chests (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, May 1976
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10319 cab1dr4 tiff
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10968601
OID:
11870850
PID:
digcoll:848105

Number of Pages: 2
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