Lot 43
English Hepplewhite Inlaid Mahogany Sideboard
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1800, mahogany veneers, light and dark wood inlays, oak and pine secondary, central lower serving surface featuring bowed corners and triple line inlay to edge, surmounted by a broken arch and scrolled back splash the terminus with inlaid clover leaf, two central side-by-side conforming drawers each with central large veneered oval with light and dark wood inlaid edge, supported by pedestal cabinets, the right with upper swing hinged decanter drawer still retaining a lead lined interior above a hinged cabinet door, the left pedestal featuring two small stacked drawers above a hinged lower cabinet door, applied reeded molding to the base of each pedestal, each pedestal raised on four later carved bold ball and claw feet.

48 x 97 x 24 in.

From the Collection of John and Elizabeth Reece, Winston Salem, North Carolina

High grade choice mahogany and light and dark wood inlays throughout the case.

Later carved fee; case looseness at joinery of central surface and side cabinets; top central surface with wear, maring and water marks; shrinkage cracks to top of both pedestals; replaced pulls; lower cabinet panels with shrinkage splits, veneer buckling and minor losses; fair condition.