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1971.526 (RS116221)

Description

Rectangular carcass supported by six legs, the four front legs have a tapered cylindrical foot between heavy ring-turned cuff and toe, the swelled leg features a band of incised rings at its widest point; a collar of oblong shaped leaves supports the shaped front which has reeded and fluted pilasters above each leg; the case is fitted with shaped short and long drawers and conforming cabinets; the conforming top has a reeded front edge and is fitted with a shaped gallery; the top center drawer front contains a butler's desk with two drawers and four pigeon holes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
Sideboard
sideboards (furniture)
veneer
Dimensions
46.25 x 69.25 x 26.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.526
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5125

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