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Sideboard #69
A superb and rare Federal satinwood-inlaid mahogany demi-lune sideboard, the semi-circular top over a conformingly-shaped case having two short drawers and two pair of line-inlaid cockbeaded cupboard doors faced to simulate four short drawers, centering on line-inlaid cockbeaded long drawer over two line-inlaid cockbeaded deep drawer faced to simulate two short drawers, the shaped skirt with line-inlaid edge having three contrasting light and dark inlaid fans, continuing to line-and bellflower inlaid square tapering legs ending in crossbanded cuffs. Retains its original brasses.  Northeastern Massachusetts, circa 1790.

39" high (1m.);  4'   6" wide (1.68 m.); 25" deep (63 cm.).

Photo Credit: Sotheby's - Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Chinese Export Porcelain and Rugs - New York - January 31, February 1 and 2, 1985