Lot 204
Mid-Atlantic Federal Mahogany Inlaid Serpentine Front Sideboard
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Attributed to Baltimore, early 19th century, poplar and white pine secondary, rectangular shaped top with bold serpentine front, vertical veneer front edge with lightwood line inlay to border, two central drawers with applied cockbeading and lightwood line inlay flanked by two hinged concave highly figured veneered cabinet doors with banded border, each with a shelved interior, flush paneled sides, mortise and tenon construction to backboard, raised on six square tapered legs with bold stylistic spade feet, the front four legs conforming to the serpentine shape and with lightwood inlaid conforming panel surmounted by a dark wood inlaid dot.

37.25 x 64 x 25.25 in.

As-found estate condition; shrinkage crack running full width of top board; top with wear and scraping; top center drawer with veneer chip; top edge with veneer chips and loss; lightwood line inlay to top edge with loss; later hinges; shrinkage crack to left and right side panel; front four legs lower inlaid cuff now missing; the escutcheons on doors missing and with loss.

$3,000 - 5,000