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Object Name Sideboard
Date 1890-1910
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.
Earliest Date 1890
Latest Date 1910
Subjects Antiques
Furniture
Lexicon Sub-category Furniture
Catalog Number F01.0282
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, September 2013.
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