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American sideboards featuring a serpentine front and a stepped-back upper tier of drawers are derived from Scottish examples. While the Seymours occasionally made furniture in this form (a slightly larger example is also on view in this gallery), no other Boston cabinetmaking shop seems to have...

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Amory family of Boston; acquired for "The M. & M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts."

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts


Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 47


Overall: 114.3 x 171.5 x 73.3 cm (45 x 67 1/2 x 28 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Mahogany, bird's eye maple veneer, birch, chestnut, eastern white pine, soft maple, cut-glass and brass pulls




Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes