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Sat, Mar 26, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 995

Federal Carved Figured 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

New England or possibly Caribbean, circa 1820, with exuberantly carved backsplash over a superstructure set with two dovetailed drawers, the case with two long drawers flanked by a cellarette drawer with bottle dividers and a cabinet door, mellow brown color, shield inlaid escutcheons, ebonized drawer pulls, 54-1/2 x 82 x 32 in.

Note: The Christie's cataloging from 2001 indicates that the secondary wood is juglans cinerea - butternut, also called white walnut, and Pinus of the white pine group, by microanalysis.

Provenance: Christie's, New York, October 12, 2001, lot 149 (sticker verso); Private Huntsville, Alabama Collection


good overall, minor crack and repair at front leg, some distress at superstructure attachment, typical veneer flaws and repairs, especially at banding, some minor wax drip at top, some minor veneer and molding chips and losses at case sides