Lot 391: Mid-Atlantic Late Federal Breakfront
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
circa 1820-30, attributed to Maryland or Virginia, three part form, mahogany, mahogany veneers, white pine and poplar secondary, the stepped molded cornice is decorated with applied gothic arches above four hinged glass doors with molded mullions, louvered shelf interior, over a buffet shelf supported by four baluster turnings, the base with three side by side drawers, the center one of swelled form, above three cabinet doors. six turned legs with brass ball feet at the front.
93.5 x 88 x 28 in.
Early wavy glass, excellent and rare form.
Private Collection, Raleigh, NC
Condition Report: Replaced brasses; some denting to brass feet; cut and patch to rt. upper and lower side panel; reinforcement to center drawer.