30 East Bryan Street Savannah, GA 31405 United States 912.232.1234
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$ 27,500

John Henry Belter (Attributed)

19th Century American Monumental Mirrored Mahogany Sideboard with Carved Eagle

Documentation Notes He was known for his expert carvings and Rococo style. Not all his pieces were signed and we have had 50 years in this business and can confidently attribute this piece to Belter.
Origin United States, New York
Period 19th Century
Materials Carved Mahogany, Beveled Carrara Marble, Mirror
W. 71 in; H. 93.5 in; D. 20.5 in;
W. 180.34 cm; H. 237.49 cm; D. 52.07 cm;
Condition Excellent. Very good condition with lovely original finish.
Creation Date 1850s
Description Truly one of a kind and right out of a Southern antebellum home, this monumental sized mahogany sideboard features all the bells and whistles of the Rococo Revival furniture period. Attributed to J.H. Belter, a New York cabinet maker, taste for his "French" designs was strongest in the deep South in homes of the lower Mississippi Valley.
Four reflective mirrors are featured below with a large hand carved mirror atop the double beveled serpentine cut marble top surface. A large carved majestique eagle serves as the crest, with fruit, wheat and leaf decoration throughout. Museum quality.
Shelves behind all four cabinet doors. with lock and key mechanism in center.
Measures 20.50 inches deep at the very center deepest part.
Styles / Movements Americana, Rococo, Victorian
Dealer Reference Number 82
Incollect Reference Number 273511
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