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Property from the Brooklyn Museum | March 20, 2024

Wed, Mar 20, 2024 10:00AM EDT
Lot 22

American Federal Inlaid Mahogany Sideboard

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

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$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
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$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
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$100,000 $10,000

early 19th century, likely Baltimore, arched backsplash flanked by silver compartments, bowfront frieze fitted with five drawers over configuration of cabinets and bottle drawers, foliate inlaid brackets, tapered legs, white pine and other mixed secondary woods, 53 x 79 x 29-1/2 in. 

Provenance: Gift of Frederic B. Pratt, Brooklyn, NY, 1916 (donated to the museum with the knife urns in lot 23 as a set); Property from the Brooklyn Museum

Condition

structurally sound, top and front edge with discolorations, likely original brasses with losses, resurfaced, possibly associated repurposed splash board, scattered veneer cracks and lifting, some veneer loss, one front leg with loss to banded inlay, returns with cracks, other general wear and imperfections expected with age and use

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Gift of Frederic B. Pratt, Brooklyn, NY, 1916 (donated to the museum with the knife urns in lot 23 as a set); Property from the Brooklyn Museum

2/29 added "likely Baltimore" to description and "donated to the museum with the knife urns in lot 23 as a set" to provenance;