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Sideboard


Object number

RIF728

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

101.6 x 168.91 x 67.31cm (40 x 66 1/2 x 26 1/2in.)

Date

1790–1800

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany, mahogany veneers on white pine, light wood stringing and inlay (primary); yellow poplar (drawer bottoms and sides); white pine (framing); chestnut (drawer supports)

Style

Federal

Provenance

Israel Sack, New York. Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur Delaware; given to Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, Delaware, 1957

Associated names

Israel Sack
Henry Francis du Pont

Notes

A related sideboard (RIF4498) has the same unusual brasses.

See also


Bibliography

Charles F. Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period, 1788–1825 (New York: Viking Press, 1966), 372–373, no. 359, ill.