Lot 1160
An Unusual Mid-Atlantic Late Classical Mahogany Sideboard and China Cabinet
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1830, mahogany veneer, deal, poplar, yellow pine and white pine secondary, two part form, the step-back cabinet features a pronounced broken arched pediment with eagle head terminus, central plinth with applied rosette surmounted by turned urn finial, base of pediment with applied molded trim above a hinged long cabinet door with eight tombstone glass panels with brass trim and turned spindle mullions, cabinet interior with old (likely original) wallpaper and repousse brass panel surround, the cabinet support by four boldly turned baluster form supports, the sideboard with three upper side-by-side convex drawers raised on six fully turned columns, lower shelf, raised on six boldly turned feet with brass ball tips.

90.75 x 70 x 26 in.

From the Collection of Frank Bullock, Greensboro, North Carolina

A rare form retaining likely the original interior paper and brass linings to the upper cabinet.

Top of sideboard and lower shelf with shrinkage splits; late pulls; veneer chips and patches throughout; mahogany backsplash below the cabinet is later; no key; some window panes re-glazed; some small areas of trim and molding losses