Learn about Sideboard

There are several distinct types of sideboard. The Georgian sideboard was a long narrow table, fitted with cutlery drawers and cellaret cupboards, used as a serving table in dining rooms. Most examples are at least five feet long.

Although sideboards date from the mid-18th century, their development is usually associated with the designs of Sheraton. Sideboards may be straight fronted, curved at either end, or sometimes have a recessed breakfront. The latter was partly to lighten the effect of a large piece of furniture and partly, writes Sheraton, 'to secure the butler from the jostles of the other servants'.

The central portion of the sideboard, beneath the long drawer, was usually arched with semicircular lunettes, either carved or often strung. The legs were sometimes turned, but more generally were tapered, often standing on spade or block feet. Georgian sideboards always have six legs one at each corner, one on either side of the central recess. Four legged sideboards were not introduced until the second decade of the 19th century. more...
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An Art Deco lead light pantry, with two half round lead light doors, one central lead light cupboard above two drawers and cupboards. Height 176 cm, width 133 cm, depth 47 cm

French Art Deco Macassar ebony bar cabinet, c. 1940, in the style of Emile Jacques Ruhlmann, the curved top above two doors with silver escutcheon, one opening to reveal a mirrored bar shelf, height 120 cm width 145 cm depth 47 cm. Provenance: purchased in

An Art Deco fiddle back Queensland maple sideboard, circa: 1930s, with bevelled glass top the top, the vigorously figured sideboard of shaped profile with a slightly raised central section, four cushion profile drawers flanked by fitted cupboards above a w

A rosewood and glass Art Deco buffet, circa 1930s-40s, the simple and elegant small buffet above a pair of near black sliding glass doors flanked by timber cupboards, an exaggerated nipped in base and raised on short slightly shaped legs, with restrained b

A French Art Deco rosewood sideboard, circa 1940's, the sideboard with a striking parquetry panel to the top above four cupboards, the central recessed pair of conforming design with a decorative cast hinge flanked by cupboards with serpentine profiles, sy

A French elm Art Deco upright cabinet fitted with three drawers and cupboards below with a marble top. 143 cm high, 81 cm wide, 47 cm deep.

French Art deco drinks cabinet, with richly inlaid revolving door which reveals mirrored back shelves, 88 cm wide, 48 cm deep, 160 cm high

German Art Deco cocktail cabinet, of rectangular form, raised on scroll supports, each door inlaid with light woods depicting stylised figures, fitted mirrored interior, with key, height 120 cm width 88 cm depth 43 cm

Most impressive French Art Deco period inlaid rosewood four door sideboard, fitted with a central figural inlaid panel, approx 92.5 cm high, 230 cm wide, 55 cm deep

A good Art Deco figured walnut bed, 1930s/40s, the mirror-veneered head with flanking cabinets (with loose glass tops), each with laterally-pivoting drawer raised on a stiff-leaf pedestal, the foot-board with curving ends (with rails). Height 95 cm. Width

A French Art Deco walnut sideboard, Circa 1930. 100 cm high, 141 cm wide, 47 cm deep.

A 1930's Art Deco cocktail cabinet. Height 140 cm. Width 100 cm. Depth 50 cm

An Art Deco walnut buffet having two doors below and central door. 95 cm high, 84 cm wide, 49 cm deep.

An art deco marquetry and etched mirror cocktail cabinet on stand, French, circa 1930. 115 cm high, 79 cm wide, 40 cm deep

An Art Deco mirrored two-door glass cabinet, French, circa 1940. 123 cm high, 101 cm wide, 41 cm deep

A French rosewood Art Deco buffet, circa 1930, the buffet with a black and white striated marble top, and a stepped cornice above a curved front, a pair of doors and two small drawers with large circular chrome knobs and a central glazed door above a shape

A striking Macassar sideboard with Art Deco Styling, circa 1960, the sideboard having a pair of central doors each with Macassar striped panels flanked by two side cupboards with dramatic fan like features within shaped satin wood strung reserves, the fine

French Art Deco walnut side board of stepped design with marble top, approx 175 cm high, 160 cm wide, 50 cm deep

A French fine quality polished lacquer Art Deco three door sideboard, chrome metal mounts, fitted drawers, approx 94 cm high, 199 cm wide, 52 cm deep

French Art Deco Mahogany and marble sideboard, fitted with glazed two door upper section and door cupboards below, bronze handles, approx 106 cm high, 132 cm wide

French Art Deco Mahogany marble topped sideboard, fitted with bronze handles, approx 160 cm high, 202 cm wide

A palisander veneer cocktail bar in the Art Deco manner, late 20th century, the cabinet with two doors in a striking square parquetry design joined by a large oval silvered handle opening to a well fitted, mirrored and lit interior, with gallery, drawers a

Art Deco walnut tall two door cabinet with drawer above and below, approx 137 cm high, 76 cm wide

An Art Deco marble topped break-front sideboard, possibly Kingwood, French circa 1940, 102 cm high, approx. 215 cm wide, 52 cm deep

Three door Art Deco credenza 200 cm long, 85 cm high, 52 cm depth

A walnut Art Deco sideboard, circa 1925, of gently shaped bow front form, with panel style and reeded curved side doors flanking a bank of four vertical drawers, and upon a quarter circle plinth base. Height 106 cm. Width 187 cm. Depth 65 cm.

Impressive French Art Deco/Art Moderne exotic macassar ebony buffet circa 1940's blonde fitted interior, standing on square tapering legs with gilt brass tips, 230 cm long x 48 cm depth x 97 cm high

A French Art Deco figured walnut bow-front sideboard, 1930s, the mottled grey and white marble-lined inverted break-top with a shaped mirror back with chromed supports above a central frieze drawer and cabinet door flanked by a pair of curved cabinet doors

A French walnut Art Deco cabinet, circa 1920s, of rectangular form with a green black marble top, a single side drawer below with a large chrome bracket handle above a glazed cupboard with internal glass shelving flanked by a full length cupboard with a co

A French Art Deco mahogany buffet, 1930s, of rectangular form with a shaped front, the top with a bullnose edge above a central drawer and glazed door flanked by grooved timber panel style doors, and raised on a shaped bullnose plinth base. Height 106 cm.

Art deco sideboard 2 doors & 2 drawers, with geometric inlay, 137 cm wide, 105 cm high

Art deco drinks cabinet two door cabinet with two drawers, fan shaped inlay to doors, brass fittings and scroll carved feet, 77 cm wide, 46 cm deep, 124 cm high

Art Deco leadlight cocktail cabinet by P.L. Roder, Alexandria, 158 cm wide, 127 cm high (closed)

Art Deco style cabinet, of triangular form, silver gilding, string inlay on birds eye maple. Height 220 cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney

A striking French rosewood Art Deco sideboard, circa 1950, a parquetry top above a central cupboard inlaid with mermaids and aquatic motifs, flanked by two double doors covered in cream leatherette opening to beautifully lined and fitted cupboards, upon ly

A French rosewood and mahogany Art Deco style cabinet, circa 1950, the elegantly simple cabinet with a keyed fall front door opening to reveal a mirrored interior, above a two door cupboard with brass pulls and interior shelving, raised upon short outswept

A French walnut and burr veneer Art Deco sideboard, circa 1920s, a recessed three door cabinet, the central glazed door with boldly carved fruit, nuts, flora and wheat motifs, elevated on carved and scroll legs above a mirrored back and a shaped black marb

A good French Art Deco sideboard, central glazed door surrounded by two cabinet doors, black marble top marble restored

A French Art Deco rosewood sideboard, circa 1930-1940, of rectilinear bowed form, four doors opening to a satinwood lined interior with single shelving, two drawers enclosed centrally within reverse opening doors, a brass cartouche with tooled leather as a