Bow-font Sideboards Photos

Around 1790, a style of bow-fronted sideboard became popular. The style was called Federalist in the USA or Georgian in the UK. The horizontal cabinet was about as tall as the thin supporting legs (four in front, two in back. The wood was often inlaid with neoclassical marquetry designs. Notable pulls were part of the design.

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Sideboard from Baltimore, MD at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Sideboard from Baltimore; English urn-shaped knife boxes & liquor chest at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Sideboard by William Mills & Simeon Deming of New York at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Mahogany sideboard made in Baltimore, MD & girandole convex mirror & epergne with silver wire baskets in Virginia period dining room at DAR Memorial Continental Hall. Washington, DC.
Sideboard (c1790-1810) from Baltimore, MD at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Sideboard (c1790-1815) from Baltimore; English urn-shaped knife boxes (c1770-90) & liquor chest (c1800) at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Sideboard (1793-5) by William Mills & Simeon Deming of New York at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Mahogany sideboard made in Baltimore, MD (1795-1810) & girandole convex mirror (19th C) & epergne with silver wire baskets (c1790) in Virginia period dining room (1800-10) at DAR Memorial Continental Hall. Washington, DC.
Sideboard from Windsor, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Dining room sideboard with Chinese export porcelain at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.Mahogany sideboard made in Scotland with tureen by Delftfield Pottery of Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Farmington interior. Louisville, KY.
Sideboard (c1798) from Windsor, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Dining room sideboard with Chinese export porcelain (c1800) at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.Mahogany sideboard (c1800) made in Scotland with tureen (c1750-75) by Delftfield Pottery of Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Sideboard (c1815) in dining room of Farmington. Louisville, KY.
Mantle clock & sweetmeat jars on reproduction sideboard in dining room of Monroe House at Oberlin Heritage Center. Oberlin, OH.Sideboard under portrait at Bragg-Mitchell Mansion. Mobile, AL.Sideboard with silver serving vessels at Oliver Ellsworth Homestead Museum. Windsor, CT.Bow front sideboard with inlay at Judson House. Stratford, CT.
Mantle clock (c1825) & sweetmeat jars on reproduction sideboard (c1925-40) in dining room of Monroe House at Oberlin Heritage Center. Oberlin, OH.Sideboard under portrait at Bragg-Mitchell Mansion. Mobile, AL.Sideboard with silver serving vessels at Oliver Ellsworth Homestead Museum. Windsor, CT.Bow front sideboard with inlay at Judson House. Stratford, CT.
Hepplewhite-style sideboard in dining room original to the house at Grouseland. Vincennes, IN.Sideboard in dining room of Gardner Pingree House. Salem, MA.Portrait of Col. John Huntington Chester over dining room sideboard with silverware chests in Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Dining room sideboard at Custom House Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Hepplewhite-style sideboard in dining room original to the house at Grouseland. Vincennes, IN.Sideboard in dining room of Gardner Pingree House. Salem, MA.Portrait of Col. John Huntington Chester over dining room sideboard with silverware chests in Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Dining room sideboard at Custom House Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Knife boxes on sideboard in dining room at Wildwood Manor House. Toledo, OH.Sideboard in Dining Room at Kingscote. Newport, RI.Curve-front sideboard with knife containers & silver fruit basket at Neill-Cochran House Museum. Austin, TX.Sideboard with silver collection at Craigievar Castle. Alford, Scotland.
Knife boxes on sideboard in dining room at Wildwood Manor House. Toledo, OH.Sideboard in Dining Room at Kingscote. Newport, RI.Curve-front sideboard with knife containers & silver fruit basket at Neill-Cochran House Museum. Austin, TX.Sideboard with silver collection at Craigievar Castle. Alford, Scotland.
Bowfront sideboard & tall clock in dining room at Manderston House. Duns, Scotland.Dining room with Glasgow Boys group paintings over sideboard at Broughton House. Kirkcudbright, Scotland.Sideboard under portrait in dining room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Campbell House dining room sideboard at Ulster American Folk Park. Omagh, Northern Ireland.
Bowfront sideboard & tall clock in dining room at Manderston House. Duns, Scotland.Dining room with Glasgow Boys group paintings over sideboard at Broughton House. Kirkcudbright, Scotland.Sideboard under portrait in dining room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Campbell House dining room sideboard at Ulster American Folk Park. Omagh, Northern Ireland.
Sideboard in dining room of Moses Myers House museum. Norfolk, VA.Sideboard in dining room of Ash Lawn-Highland. Charlotttesville, VA.

Sideboard in dining room of Moses Myers House museum. Norfolk, VA.Sideboard in dining room of Ash Lawn-Highland. Charlotttesville, VA.


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