Sideboard

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1808-1809

GUSN

GUSN-41559

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

Descriptive Terms

sideboards (furniture)
birch (wood)
veneer
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Federal
pine (wood)
Mahogany
Mahogany Veneer
Pine
Birch
Inlaid
Federal
Sideboard

Inscription

In pencil on the lower drawer bottom: ""1 No""

Additional Identification Number

B186

Maker

Possibly Hook, William, 1777-1867 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Salem, MA, USA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

41 5/8 x 48 1/2 x 25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Julia Crocker

Accession Number

1933.6049

Reference Notes

Sander, Penny. Elegant Embellishments. Boston; SPNEA; 1982.

Places

Massachusetts (United States)