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1933.6049 (RS30347)

Description

Sideboard with half-circle sunburst in contrasting satinwood and dark exotic woods on cabinet; bowfront drawers with crotch veneer fronts; Reeded columns at sides topped by long acanthus leaves against roughened ground; brass circular backplates embossed with acorns; brass pulls; reeded legs; bulb feet.

Details

Maker
Possibly Hook, William, 1777-1867 (Maker)
Date
1808-1809
Inscriptions
In pencil on the lower drawer bottom: ""1 No""
Location of origin
Salem, MA, USA
Material
birch (wood)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
Federal
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
Pine
pine (wood)
Sideboard
sideboards (furniture)
veneer
Dimensions
41 5/8 x 48 1/2 x 25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.6049
Credit Line
Bequest of Julia Crocker
GUSN
41559
Reference Notes
Sander, Penny. Elegant Embellishments. Boston; SPNEA; 1982.

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