American Furniture in the Bybee Collection by Charles L. Venable

By Charles L. Venable

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A catalogue, released in organization with the Dallas Museum of artwork, of the 82-piece choice of old furnishings lately got by means of the museum. first-class colour plates and extra diagrams convey the backs and bottoms to illustrate the main points of development. The textual content relates the historical past, value, constitution and , woods used, dimensions, provenance, and exhibitions and courses for every piece.

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Including a "case of d rawers [for] 14" (docket 280<)3. ECPR). Apparently this high chest was purchased at th e auction by Treadwell's oldest daughte r. Hannah, wife of Capt. Nathaniel Wade. 00" (docket 28636, ECPR), 4. For the closest related exampl e to this chest . see Fales 1976. no. 437. The construction of the Deerfield example suggests that it had to be veneered w hen finished. It was proba bly executed early in this series. Although veneered. the Bybee examp le is constructed like those in solid wood , suggesting a slightly later date than the Deerfield examp le.

Sa [ 22 ] Cat. Sc Cat. 9 [ 23 ] DRESSING TABLES were often made in conjunction with high chests (see cat. 8). Placed in a bedchamber, th e high chest held one 's linens and wearing apparel , while the dre ssing table contained personal items such as comb s, jewelr y, hair ribbons, and cosmetics. In accordance w ith their function, lookin g glasses were commonly placed abo ve and chairs in front of these tables. This example is part of a large group of dre ssing tables which was made along the Connecticut River.

Vibert also contains a discussion of Newport furniture exports. 5. For these related examples,see Ward 19&8. no. 133: sack 191\1. 2:461. 6. For illustrations of this documented example. no. 57: [obe and Kaye 1984. fig. [-38: Moses1984. 37: Christies' 6320 (24 Jan. 1987): lot 291. For construction details. see DAPC 65-1039. For othe r related examples. see Levy brochure (Spring 1986): 2,: Antiqulll30 :6 (Dec. 1986): 1272: SPB5599 (26 June 1987): lot 177. Cat. 7C [ 18 ] DESIGNED FOR the secure storage of expensive linens and wearing apparel , high chests were among the most costly of all furniture forms produced in the eighteenth century.

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