Southern Federal inlaid cherry sideboard, possibly Davidson Co, Tennessee, with poplar and yellow pine secondary woods, pegged construction. Three board overhanging top with double-line banding on three sides, over two thumb-molded dovetailed short drawers and two cabinet doors, flanked by two dovetailed bottle drawers, the drawers with oval inlaid light wood escutheons, maple inlay in two sections on stiles, all raised on square tapered banded-inlaid legs. 37" H x 43" W x 17 1/2"D. First quarter 19th century. Provenance: the estate of Christine Rehnke, Nashville, Tennessee. Note: Mrs. Rehnke's husband inherited the piece through his parents, Edgar and Jennie Dickerson Rehnke of Nashville, or his aunt, Edna Dickerson Kruse, who likely purchased it in Middle Tennessee sometime in the mid-1900s (Note: Edna Dickerson Kruse and her husband Simon founded the Radisson Hotel in Minneapolis in 1909; she also dealt in antiques). CONDITION: Backboard and bottom board of case are old replacements. Age cracks on left and right side panels. Brasses replaced.
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