Lot 788

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American Rococo Revival Mahogany Sideboard

third quarter 19th century, the upper section with a fruit-carved crest over a pair of stepped shelves on scroll bracket supports with like carving, on a base with curved sides, retaining its period marble top, with a pair of central drawers over doors, the doors with applied fruit carving and flanked by curved paneled doors.
h. 87-1/2", w. 72", d. 22"

Provenance: The Claiborne-Humphreys Mansion, Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • The Claiborne-Humphreys Mansion, Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Dimensions:
  • h. 87-1/2", w. 72", d. 22"
  • Condition:
  • **The base is sturdy and solid, exhibiting no movement at the glue joints.

    The surface appears to be a polished original finish, probably French polished. It exhibits normal blemishes, rubbing and wear, most beneath the finish. A few normal chips and flakes to the edges of carved surfaces.

    The marble top appears to be original. It is dirty and has some stains.

    There are missing moldings at the lower brackets where they rest on the marble, as well as some missing moldings at the feet. Four wooden escutcheons are missing from the doors/drawers. One drawer pull has lost its knob. A lock is missing from a side swing-out door. No key.

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by New Orleans Auction Galleries
December 12, 2021 10:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, US

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$50 $99 $10
$100 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
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$2,000 $4,999 $200
$5,000 $9,999 $250
$10,000 $14,999 $500
$15,000 $19,999 $1,000
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