April 19, 2016 10:00 EST

American Furniture, Decorative & Folk Art

 
  Lot 40
 
Lot 40 - Federal mahogany demilune sideboard

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Federal mahogany demilune sideboard
probably baltimore, md, 19th century

Bears red chalk inscription on interior of backboard, "From Gunther & Co. Balto MD."

H: 36 3/8 in. W: 76 1/2 in. D: 30 7/8 in.

Provenance: Property Deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.
Presented to the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association in 1984 through Jane Carew Cotton Rice Lee (Mrs. Robert E. Lee, IV), Vice Regent for Maryland.
Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas Dixon Gibbs.


Sold for $750
Estimated at $3,000 - $5,000


 

Bears red chalk inscription on interior of backboard, "From Gunther & Co. Balto MD."

Provenance: Property Deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.
Presented to the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association in 1984 through Jane Carew Cotton Rice Lee (Mrs. Robert E. Lee, IV), Vice Regent for Maryland.
Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas Dixon Gibbs.


Gunther & Co. were antique dealers at 227 Richmond St., Baltimore, Maryland, listed in City directories in 1901 and 1903.

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