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Sideboard

1997.62 (RS189018)

Description

Curved front, Federal style sideboard with tapered legs, two doors and five drawers. Constructed of mahogany with pine (possibly) as secondary wood. Bellflower inlays of satin wood appear four front legs. Intricate chevron inlay is around top edge. Less elaborate stringing surrounds the drawers and doors. Single lines of stringing outline the legs. Drawer brasses are oblong with oval centers and bale handles. There are locks on the large central drawer, two deep side drawers, and the lower doors.\n The middle drawer has ben re-fitted with a drop-front, baize writing surface, and pigeonholes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c.1800-1810
Inscriptions
Repaired Dec 1908 / For Mrs. Woodbury Lagndon / By G.P. Fernald (handwritten)
Material
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
satinwood (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
chevrons (motifs)
Federal
mahogany (wood)
satinwood (wood)
Sideboard
sideboards (furniture)
Dimensions
42.5 x 72.25 x 27 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1997.62
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Alexander Warrick
GUSN
174459

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