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Sideboard

1949.372 (RS119491)

Description

Sideboard with rectangular legs that taper to spade feet. Front legs have alternating blond and ebony diamond inlay. Elongated D-shaped veneer case with central arched opening is fitted with tambour doors and inlaid border; surmounted by drawer with inlaid ovoid paterae. Rounded corners each enclose a square lower drawer with rectangular drawer above.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
ebony (wood)
embroidering
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
veneering
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Ebony
ebony (wood)
embroidering
Hepplewhite
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Patera
paterae (motifs)
Pine
pine (wood)
Sideboard
sideboards (furniture)
Tambour
Veneered
veneering
Dimensions
42.375 x 71.5 x 28.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.372
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7652

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