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Sideboard

1977.258 (RS80754)

Description

Sideboard with serpentine-shaped front; wide doors top to bottom at either side of two drawers above two doors; ebony and hollywood banded inlay around top edge; inlaid spandrels in all four corners of all four doors; beaded edge to drawer fronts with band of hollywood inlay just inside; lion's head brasses on drawers; square tapered legs with spade feet at corners; front central legs are tapered and five sided with spade feet conforming to shape; thin banded inlay to legs at front, brass execution on top drawer; brass keyholes throughout; one board mahogany top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1810
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
ebony (wood)
holly (wood)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Ebony
ebony (wood)
Federal
figure- and animal-derived motifs
heads (representations)
Hollywood
lion
Lion
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
Possibly holly (wood)
Sideboard
sideboards (furniture)
Dimensions
40 1/4 x 71 3/4 x 31.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.258
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
3916

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