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Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Jul 16, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 783

A Very Fine Southern Federal Inlaid Mahogany Sideboard

Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000

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

Baltimore, attributed to the firm of Bankson and Lawson, circa 1785-1792, highly figured mahogany, dovetailed drawers and one cabinet door with false double front, finely inlaid legs and spade feet, 37-1/2 x 67-1/4 x 23-3/4 in.

Note: For more on the firm of Bankson and Lawson, including closely related examples, see Sumpter Priddy, Gregory Weidman, and Michael Flannigan, ?The Genesis of the Neoclassical Style in Baltimore Furniture,? American Furniture, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Chipstone, 2000.


good condition overall, brasses replaced, sides of top with several small plugged holes (likely once fitter with later side galleries, now removed), cabinet door original (no evidence of retrofitting from drawers), other typical minor repairs and veneer flaws