A rare and exceptional Sheraton or Hepplewhite bow-fronted mahogany sideboard from the exclusive Stately Homes Collection by Baker Furniture.
The sideboard is crossbanded with satinwood and tulipwood and inlaid with chequer pattern bands and stringing and with fan pattern medallions to the arched kneehole. It offers good storage, with three short dovetailed drawers to the frieze, and cabinets behind doors on each side. The case rests on shaped square tapering legs terminating in brass toes and casters. The finely cast and chased ring handles are original, and the original Baker label is present.
The sideboard is in very good condition. A statement piece of the highest quality and craftsmanship.
Provenance: The Right Honourable Benjamin Disraeli, The Earl of Beaconsfield. English c. 1790.
Literature: Baker Stately Homes Catalogue, High Point, NC, 1982, p. 40.
Measures: 72.75″W x 25.13″D x 36.75″H.