Sideboard



Object ID:
1929-02-14
Category:
Furniture
Medium:
Mahogany, tulip, pine and cherry woods, brass
Creator:
Silas Cheney (1776-1821)
Date:
1800
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
Litchfield, CT
Size:
41 1/2" height x 74" length x 28 1/2" width
Description:
Sideboard, mahogany and mahogany veneer with tulip wood inlays, pine and cherry secondary woods. Serpentine front divided into three sections, each side section with three graduated drawers, either side of a central section with recessed locking two-door cabinet below one long drawer. All on six legs. Bellflower, reed, line, paterae and qautrefoil inlay patterns. The sideboard was made for Tapping Reeve by Silas Cheney in 1800 for a cost of 20 pounds.

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