Sideboard

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-55910

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

Descriptive Terms

sideboards (furniture)
baize
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
stenciling
wood (plant material)
Federal
Mahogany
Stenciled
Federal
Brass
Baize
Sideboard

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

42 x 69.625 x 27.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1981.57