Sideboards & Cupboards
Antique Tiger Oak Mirror Back China/Display Cabinet
Item #: AF1667
Description: China or display cabinet with slightly overhanging top and back gallery. Glass side panels and locking glass doors. Shelved interior with mirrored back panels. Scrolled side columns with scrolled front feet and casters. Plain rear feet with casters.
Materials: Oak. Glass side panels & doors. Mirror panel back.
Dimensions: Height: 61-1/2". Width45". Depth: 17-1/2".
Locality and Period: Likely Grand Rapids. c.1920.
Comments: Strong "Tiger Oak" grain wood. Used for displaying china or family heirlooms.
Missouri Walnut Tall Jelly Cupboard with Side Diamond Cut-outs
Item #: AF1658
Description: Tall cupboard with overhanging top having gallery back splash. 2 paneled doors over single full length, dovetail constructed drawer. Panel sides with screened diamond cut out vents. Plain square legs.
Dimensions: Height: 65-1/2". Width43-1/2". Depth: 17-3/4".
Locality and Period: Found in Central Missouri. c.1860.
Comments: The "Jelly Cupboard" is the generic name for kitchen or pantry cabinets that were used to store canned goods. This example is a unique tall configuration.
Rococo Revival Rosewood Marble Top Sideboard Etagere
(in the manner of Alexander Roux c.1850)
Item #: AF1601
Description: Sideboard with upper etagere display. Lower section: Shaped and molded marble top. Single full length drawer over 2 mirrored doors opening to shelved cupboard. Upper section: Ornate carved and shaped crown over upper shelf. Carved and shaped sides supporting display shelves. Mirrored center section.
Materials: Rosewood. Poplar secondary. Glass mirrors. Marble top.
Dimensions: Height: 81", 39-1/2" base. Width: 52". Depth: 22".
Locality and Period: Probably New York. c.1850.
Comments: This piece is very much in the manner of pieces produced by the Alexander Roux shop. Alexander Roux (1813–1886) was a French-trained ebeniste, or cabinetmaker who emigrated to the United States in the 1830s. He opened a shop in New York City in 1837. Roux specialized in the ornate Rococo Revival style. His work is highly sought by collectors, with larger and more complex pieces fetching large sums.
Kentucky Inlaid Walnut Drysink Cupboard
Item #: AF1496
Description: 2 piece drysink cupboard. Upper section: Shaped gallery over 2 door cupboard. 3 drawers below. Lower section: Drysink with inlaid shaped front. 2 door cupboard. Shaped skirt and bracket feet.
Materials: Walnut. Satinwood inlay. Poplar secondary.
Dimensions: Height: 85". Width: 49-1/2". Depth: 21".
Locality and Period: Kentucky. c.1850.
Comments: Finely executed inlaid decoration. Unique configuration of drysink and cupboard.
Price: $1,795.00 ***SALE*** NOW: $1,295.00
Primitive Pie Safe in Old Blue Paint
Item #: AF1401
Description: Cupboard with slightly overhanging scrub top and molding below. 1 full length drawer with divided interior and spool pulls. 2 hinged screen panel doors open to interior shelves. Single hand planed sides with simple arch bracket feet. Rough hewn back panel boards. Square nail construction.
Dimensions: Height: 58". Width: 42". Depth: 19-1/2".
Locality and Period: Southern states west to Missouri. c.1840-50
Comments: Desireable worn old blue paint surface. Cupboard in a size practical for storage or re-purpused as a wine/liquor cabinet.
2 Piece Walnut Step-back Cupboard
Item #: AF1611
Description: 2 piece step-back cupboard. Upper section: molded crown. 2 glazed doors with old wavy glass open to shelved display interior. Shaped lower skirt. Lower section: Slightly over-hanging top over 2 half-length drawers with turned "mushroom pulls. 2 paneled cupboard doors open to large shelved interior. Shaped skirt
Materials: Walnut. Various secondary woods.
Dimensions: Height: 85-1/4". Width: 50-1/2"". Depth: 19-1/2".
Locality and Period: East coast to Midwest furniture centers. c. 1890.
Comments: Nice cupboard with ample storage and display areas.