Federal Mahogany Serpentine Front Sideboard

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NLS010822.2

Federal mahogany Sideboard featuring a serpentine front, straight tapered legs and unusual floral and stringing inlay decoration.
New England, Portsmouth, New Hampshire or possibly Rhode Island, 1785 – 1810.

Height – 39″, width of top – 56″, depth of top – 25″

Tell me more: A Federal mahogany sideboard featuring a serpentine shaped closely cropped top with a straight edge over a conforming case.  The case features a center section with a rare pull out slide featuring two applied brass pulls and a cockbeaded edge over a single drawer featuring a central inset cast brass escutcheon flanked by oval stamped brass hardware and all surrounded by a cockbeaded edge.  The slide and drawer are over a cabinet section featuring two flat panel cabinet doors, each with applied cast brass hinges and inset diamond shaped ivory escutcheons surrounded by a thumb molded edge.  The center section is flanked on both sides by single small drawers featuring a single oval stamped brass hardware and surrounded by a thumb molded edge.  The single small drawers are over single large box drawers, each featuring an inset cast brass escutcheon over a single applied stamped brass hardware and all surrounded by a cockbeaded edge.  All is supported on six straight tapered legs, each decorated with unusual floral and stringing inlay decoration continuing into banded cuffs at the ankles and terminating in conforming straight tapered feet.

 

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