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Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Sep 17, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1149

Very Fine Federal Inlaid Mahogany Serpentine Sideboard

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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 York, 1790-1810, figured serpentine top over a serpentine facade set with four drawers with original brass pulls, over four doors, fan, quarter fan, and figured panels with reserves of striped walnut, set on husk inlaid tapered legs, very highly figured veneers, 42-3/4 x 72 x 28-1/2 in.

Provenance: Bequest to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, family of Ethel Yokem, Poughkeepsie, New York; Israel Sack, New York, 1971; A Private Orchard Park New York Collection; Collection of C.L. Prickett


good overall, appears to retain original brasses, minor cracks and repairs to top with later bracing at underside, typical restorations to drawer supports, typical cracks and checking to figured veneers, minor inlay repairs and other typical minor surface flaws and repairs, central drawer facings with some small spots of applied color, inlaid escutcheons restored and door with small patches