Sideboard

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

c.1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-174459

Description

Curved front, Federal style sideboard with tapered legs, two doors and five drawers. Constructed of mahogany with pine (possibly) as secondary wood. Bellflower inlays of satin wood appear four front legs. Intricate chevron inlay is around top edge. Less elaborate stringing surrounds the drawers and doors. Single lines of stringing outline the legs. Drawer brasses are oblong with oval centers and bale handles. There are locks on the large central drawer, two deep side drawers, and the lower doors.\n The middle drawer has ben re-fitted with a drop-front, baize writing surface, and pigeonholes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sideboards (furniture)
mahogany (wood)
satinwood (wood)
brass (alloy)
Federal
chevrons (motifs)
Sideboard

Inscription

Repaired Dec 1908 / For Mrs. Woodbury Lagndon / By G.P. Fernald (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

42.5 x 72.25 x 27 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alexander Warrick

Accession Number

1997.62