|Description||Sideboard, probably Neo-Empire (representing a late-nineteenth century interpretation of earlier nineteenth century neoclassical styles). Serpentine center and straight ends; center section has a drawer over a two-door cupboard flanked by two tall bottle drawers. Side sections have a drawer over a cupboard. Brass pulls have a raised eagle with 13 stars above (pulls may be replacements). Six tapered legs. Probably made in the United States. Sideboard measures 44.875 inches high x 77.750 inches wide x 27 inches deep.|
|Acquisition||Gift of the Estate of Frank I. Smith|
|Ownership and History||
The scale of the sideboard, the large planed doors, the color of the wood, and the lack of wear all suggest that this piece is a later interpretation of the Empire style.
This sideboard is associated with the Crocheron family of Staten Island.
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