SOLD! for $9,600.00.
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Kentucky Sheraton triple bow-fronted deep-end sideboard, cherry primary, flame-grained cherry veneer and poplar secondary. Consisting of a two-board cherry top edged with string inlay and sand-burnt figure above a wide center bowed drawer over two recessed bowed cabinet doors and flanked by narrow flat front drawers over flat vertical bottle drawers and reeded stiles. Deep ends with bowed drawer over a tall bowed cabinet. Each upper drawer faced with flamed grain cherry veneer with string inlay edge and center oval. Bottle drawers and each cabinet door faced with matching flamed grain veneer with sting inlay edge and center tombstone. Bone keyhole surrounds and dust panels between top row of drawers, cabinets and bottle drawers below. Base outlined with a band of 5-string inlay. The sideboard rests on turned reeded legs with rounded feet and retains the original 2" pressed glass disc pulls with cut starburst pattern on the reverse and silvered, set in brass collars and mounted on brass stems, likely Pittsburgh glass. Rail and stile construction with square head cut nails. 78 1/4" W x 44 1/4" H x 20 1/2" D (side), 23 3/4" D (center). Circa 1810-1825. Note: A "sister" sideboard, located in the Old Governor's Mansion in Frankfort, was documented by Brad Rauschenberg, Frank Horton and Mary C. McClinton for MESDA in 1975, Photo #S-4397: https://mesda.org/item/object/sideboard/11775/. A copy of this report will be made available to the winning bidder.
CONDITION: Overall good condition with expected age related use and wear. Old refinish with minor restorations to veneer, some vertical wood shrinkage, old damage to left side of top. 1979 repair inscription. Center drawer with later added partitions and interior metal braces to each corner, drawer corners with vertical wood shrinkage to veneer.