Brunk Auctions
Live Auction

Property from the Brooklyn Museum | March 20, 2024

Wed, Mar 20, 2024 10:00AM EDT
Lot 2

A Fine and Rare Virginia Federal Inlaid Mahogany Sideboard

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

attributed to Norfolk, 1790-1810, serpentine form and figured mahogany with bellflower inlaid legs and oval star patera, original cornucopia decorated brasses, cellaret drawer with false double front, yellow pine secondary, 39 x 66 x 28 in.

Provenance: Gift of Frederic B. Pratt, Brooklyn, New York, 1915; Property from the Brooklyn Museum


excellent integrity overall with scattered minor losses and flaws, some losses and distress to inlay including at cuffs, top with some stains and minor shrinkage, separation at back, others scattered minor surface distress, a fine sideboard in need of some minor repairs

Available payment options

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Diners
  • Discover
  • JCB
  • Union Pay

Purchased items will be available for pick up or shipping from our Asheville, North Carolina auction facility within ten business days of the auction will be assessed a storage fee of $5.00 per day, per item. Purchaser agrees that packing and shipping is done at the purchaser's risk and that the purchaser will pay in advance all packing expenses, materials, carrier fees and insurance charges. At our discretion, items will either be packed by an agent such as a packaging store or Brunk Auctions. Please allow two weeks for shipping after payment is received. Shipment of large items is the responsibility of the purchaser. We are happy to provide names of carriers and shippers if a purchaser so requests. Brunk Auctions will have no liability for any loss or damage to shipped items.

Gift of Frederic B. Pratt, Brooklyn, New York, 1915; Property from the Brooklyn Museum