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Maker signed Virginia inlaid Federal sideboard. Walnut, with figured walnut veneers, and yellow pine. Signed, ìMade by/Jacob Thalwigî, top of bowed yellow pine board above center drawer. Thalwig lived at Mount Vernon, Virginia (Fairfax County) from 1803 to 1806. In 1806, when Bushrod Washington (1762-1829), the Presidentís nephew and heir, was in possession of the plantation, his farm manager recorded in the farm diary, ìToday Jacob Thalwig a Cabinet-maker who has lived with Mr. W for near 3 years left this [place].î MESDA Craftsman Database ID 71659. Photos of this sideboard are included in the MESDA Object Database NN-1649. The sideboard has a top with string-inlaid edges and bowfront center section, over a conforming case with center bowfront, dovetailed and banded drawer having two brass oval pulls, divided visually with a strip of crossbanded veneer and a kite inlaid escutcheon, above two banded bowfront cupboard doors flanked by concave molded sides. Center section is flanked by a banded drawer on each side over a banded cupboard door, all having kite shaped inlaid escutcheons, and framed by string-inlaid stiles extending into six square tapered legs with banded cuffs. Plain sides and single board back. 44_ H x 68 1/2_ W x 19 1/2_ D. Circa 1805. Provenance: Living Estate of John and Donna Rogers, Greeneville, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with older refinished surface, light wear and scattered abrasions. Horizontal shrinkage splits to both sides of case. Scattered veneer shrinkage to front of case. Possible small area of fill to veneer on lower left corner of center left cabinet door. Shadow lines of old oval pulls on top drawers. Appears to have a few contemporary drawer and interior case supports, the lower right cupboard well appears to have an old modification to accommodate a drawer or shelf (no longer in use).