Sideboard

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-5125

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

Descriptive Terms

sideboards (furniture)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
Mahogany
Mahogany Veneer
Sideboard

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

46.25 x 69.25 x 26.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.526

Places

New Hampshire (United States)