Sideboard

Date:
C. 1790

Maryland sideboard of the Federal period (1790-1810) are among the finest examples of American furniture of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The fine inlaid decoration and choice of richly grained veneers produce a superb example of a furniture form that came into general use at the end of the 18th century when dining rooms made their appearance in domestic architecture. The previous owners of this sideboard found it stored in a chicken house on Kent Island.

Description (physical):

Mahogany with satinwood inlays

Location:
119 S Commerce St Centreville, MD 21617
credits:
Gift of Maria and John McKenney

Robert Wright (1752-1826)

Born in Queen Anne's County - 1752, Captain in the Revolutionary War, served in the State Assembly, elected to the United States Senate in 1801, served as Governor of Maryland from 1806 to 1809, elected to the United States Congress, and served as Judge of Maryland Court of Appeals.

Location:
119 S Commerce St Centreville, MD 21617