• Item: Sideboard
• Circa: 1860
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Flame Mahogany
• Width: 5ft 6⅛”
• Breakfront design
• Carved scroll corbels
• Four moulded flame mahogany arched door panels
• Central external drawer with oval panelled front & moulded frieze handle
• Original working door locks & keys to left-hand, centre-right & right-hand doors
• Original sliding bolt latches to centre-left door
• Three internal drawers
• Large locking drawer (with working key) to right-hand cupboard
• Original brass swan neck handle on circular backplates to large internal drawer
• Two sliding trays to left-hand cupboard
• Internal shelf to breakfront section
• Original pine backboards
• Original chamfered plinth
• Original polish & patination
• Excellent condition
• Solid in joint
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
This is a stunning exhibition quality antique Victorian flame mahogany four-door chiffonier sideboard, with a breakfront design, circa 1860, in excellent original condition. The sideboard comprises a straight-edged breakfront top with a moulded underside, above a breakfront base. The sideboard boasts scroll shape carved corbels to the top corners of the left- and right-hand cupboards. Between the central cupboards, at the top, is a single, central drawer with an oval flame mahogany moulded panel front, and a moulded frieze handle along the bottom. The drawer is mahogany lined, with hand dovetail construction and boasts a quarter beaded interior (a sign of quality). Below, are four flame mahogany moulded arch panelled cupboards doors. The left-hand, centre-right and right-hand doors all retain their original working locks, with one key which operates the left-hand and right-hand doors, and another key which operates the centre-right door. The centre-left door retains its original brass sliding bolt latches. The doors open to reveal cupboards, with the left-hand cupboard comprising a single drawer, above two pull-out sliding trays. To the central cupboard is a single, central shelf. The right-hand cupboard includes a single drawer to the top, above a shelf, and a large locking drawer further below. The drawer retains its original working lock, with working key, as well as the original brass swan neck handle on circular backplates. The chiffonier stands on a lovely protruding chamfered plinth, with the back of the chiffonier retaining its original pine backboards. This sideboard is certainly an example of exhibition-quality piece, with a high standard of construction. This is a single piece item and does not dismantle.
The sideboard boasts a rich mahogany colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This mahogany chiffonier would look superb in any hallway or dining room. This item would certainly grace any home and is a great investment as it is extremely functional. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
This is a stunning exhibition quality antique Victorian flame mahogany four-door chiffonier sideboard, with a breakfront design, circa 1860, in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The sideboard has been cleaned and French polished by hand, to a professional standard, in our workshop. Therefore, the colour and patination of mahogany is of an excellent standard. There are no stains or watermarks to the top. The drawer and doors close flush to the frame; they are not warped and there are no splits to the door panels. The drawers are mahogany lined and feature dovetail construction; the central external drawer also boasts a quarter beaded interior (a sign of quality), as well as an oval moulded flame mahogany panel. The left-hand, centre-right & right-hand doors retain their original working locks (with working keys) and the centre-left door retains the original brass sliding bolt latches. The large drawer to the right-hand cupboard also retains the original working lock, with working key, and original brass swan neck handle on circular backplates. The carcass is solid in joint with no loose movements and there is no missing veneer. The chiffonier stands on its original block plinth. This is a single piece item and does not dismantle. This item is solid in joint and is ready to be used.
Height = 90.8cm or 35¾” or 2ft 11¾”
Width = 167.9cm or 66⅛” or 5ft 6⅛”
Depth = 55.4cm or 21⅞” or 1ft 9⅞”
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