Luxury Design, Past & Present
George III period mahogany sideboard of serpentine outline. The banded top above two deep drawers, one with bottle divisions, and shallow frieze drawer, all well figured and cross and checker banded. The frieze drawer above an undulating apron of fluted decoration. The six round slightly tapering fluted legs with leaf capitals, and terminating in toupie feet.
Literature: George Hepplewhite, The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Guide, 3rd edition, 1794, pl 2 9
F. Lewis Hinckley, Hepplewhite, Sheraton, and Regency Furniture, 1987, p. 126, illus. 240
Lindsay Boynton, Gillow Furniture Designs, 1995, pl. 9 3
Susan Stuart, Gillows of Lancaster and London, 2008, v 1, p. 318
A nearly identical sideboard, perhaps part of a suite of dining furniture, was offered by Ronald Phillips of London, and illustrated in their 2012 catalog, p 90, pl 3 5