Lot 689

Rare Coastal North Carolina 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 William Little, Anson County, 1800-1810, with stepped top, highly figured veneers with light wood inlays, the central drawer with panel of quarter fan inlays on bellflower inlaid tapered legs, 42-1/2 x 65-3/4 x 25 in.

Provenance: Estate of Barbara F. Chatham, Ronda and Roaring Gap, North Carolina

Note: Design precedents in Scotland and close relatives in Charleston, South Carolina, this sideboard with its heavy yellow pine secondary conforms to the Anson County work of noted cabinet maker William Little.


condition restorations and repairs, cellarette drawers reveneered, veneer patch at top drawer panel, one front leg ended out 9 in., ended out leg, piece is present but loose, brass is replaced, typical shrinkage cracks at top and case sides, doors with later strips at hinges and lock side, other scattered veneer and surface distress, and repairs

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Estate of Barbara F. Chatham, Ronda and Roaring Gap, North Carolina