Object Place: Possibly Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Overall: 160.7 x 279.4 x 84.5 cm (63 1/4 x 110 x 33 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mahogany, mahogany veneer, pine
Penny and Jeff Vinik Gallery (Gallery 233)
The pedestal ends of this sideboard contain capacious, baize-lined compartments for the storage of plates, cutlery, and other dining equipment. The connecting unit between the pedestals contains a drawer for additional storage, while its flat surface provides a convenient place to display silver and other objects.
Early history unknown; purchased in 1978 from Marc J. Matz Antiques, 366-B Broadway, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139.
Museum purchase with funds donated by Moses Alpers and a friend of the Department of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture