Early Union National French Provincial, Chinoiserie Sideboard, Signed
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Hollywood Regency, Chinoiserie, French Provincial and pure pretty all rolled up into one heavy and substantial mid century Union National buffet or side board. Signed. We sourced this piece from a large early 20th century estate outside of Manhattan, NY where only the finest pieces were purchased by one family.
French Provincial style side board with Asian painted front and top. A fitted drop front secretary drawer opens to reveal tooled leather and small compartment drawers and storage slots. The front and top are covered with beautiful and colorful Chinoiserie, Asian figures and images of foliage and Asian architectural buildings.
Wood type unknown but possibly cherry or oak. Lower section has two side doors with an interior shelf in each. Two small drawers flank the sides over the doors. The middle has the upper pull out secretary drawer plus 3 lower drawers. Original brass hardware with lovely patina. Signed in the interior of one drawer with the original Union National Furniture plaque.
Top and body of this piece has some minor surface wear typical with age and use. The bottom left door reveals a small section of missing veneer on the floor of the interior door compartment. One left cabriole foot is missing it's front bulb as shown.