Important American Furniture, Paintings, Folk Art and Decorative Arts – January 22, 2013 Auction Results

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Lot 97

97: Federal Serpentine-Front Inlaid Sideboard 97: Federal Serpentine-Front Inlaid Sideboard 97: Federal Serpentine-Front Inlaid Sideboard 97: Federal Serpentine-Front Inlaid Sideboard 97: Federal Serpentine-Front Inlaid Sideboard 97: Federal Serpentine-Front Inlaid Sideboard 97: Federal Serpentine-Front Inlaid Sideboard 97: Federal Serpentine-Front Inlaid Sideboard 97: Federal Serpentine-Front Inlaid Sideboard 97: Federal Serpentine-Front Inlaid Sideboard

Federal Serpentine-Front Inlaid Sideboard

Probably Connecticut, circa 1800
H. 42 in.; W. 72 in.; D. 26 in.
Cherry Wood

The oblong serpentine front top with alternating light and dark inlaid edge above a case with two concave banded short drawers with line inlaid quarter round inlaid corners and oval inlaid center, centering a long convex drawer with similar inlay and an ivory escutcheon plate above a pair of concave hinged cupboard doors with banded and line inlaid quarter round inlaid corners and circular inlaid center and ivory key escutcheon, centering a pair of recessed convex hinged cupboard doors with similar inlay and ivory key escutcheon flanked by concave panels with line inlaid quarter round inlaid corners and vertical oval inlaid center, joined by oval, bellflower and line inlaid square tapering legs ending in cross banded cuffs.

Provenance: Descended in a New England family

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000

Condition: Brasses are replacements. Surface has been cleaned. Various minor repairs to inlay.

Price Realized: $16,120