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Sideboard

Description

Sideboard with six plain square tapered legs. Rectangular case with wide rounded corners. Front portion contains deep secretary drawer with fittings and red baize? lining. The exterior has a large oval patera of figured mahogany surrounded by straight grain veneer with mitred corners. Lower tier is double-door compartment with half-round reeded reserve. Each side has upper drawer and lower compartment with hinged door. All faces have flame mahogany veneer. Oval brasses with bail handles (new). Oval escutcheons.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
Material
baize
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
stenciling
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Baize
baize
Brass
brass (alloy)
Federal
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Sideboard
sideboards (furniture)
Stenciled
stenciling
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
42 x 69.625 x 27.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.57
Credit Line
Gift of Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
55910

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