R. J. Horner Style Quartersawn Oak Griffin Sideboard

by John Werry on February 10, 2007

fo01 17 7b2 759815 R. J. Horner Style Quartersawn Oak Griffin SideboardIf you are a fan of R. J. Horner, you will love this Quartersawn, heavily carved sideboard. Although it is not being attributed to R.J. Horner, the quality, style and carvings are very representative of his work. If you aren’t familiar with Bradfords Antiques, they have been restoring quality antiques for over 30 years and have perfected the process. This piece of theirs is restored to near mint condition. The listing ends on February 20th and starts at $1000 (reserve not met). Here are some of the listing details:

Quartersawn Oak RJ Horner Style Griffin/Lions Sideboard
Circa 1890’s

  • Arched Canopy with Shell Crest
  • Wonderful Deep Relief Carvings all across the Serpentine Crest Band and Sides
  • Fierce Growling Lions supporting the arched Canopy
  • Notice the Fangs and Wonderful Flowing Manes that Transition into Leaves
  • The Supports have Carved Sides and Terminate in Large Claw Feet
  • Large Beveled Mirror with Serpentine Top in Excellent Condition.
  • The Base of the Cabinet is even More Exceptional than the Top
  • Well Carved Stylized Lions as Columns on either Side
  • Top Grain Quartersawn Oak Throughout
  • Relief Carved Drawer with Round Fronts and Carved Leaf Pulls
  • Be sure and notice the Shells in the Center of Each Drawer
  • Gadrooned Edge on the Top of the Work Surface
  • Original Brass Pulls on the Large Center Drawer
  • Four Doors with Functioning Original Locks with Keys
  • All Four Doors have Fully Relief Carved Center Panels with Textured Backgrounds
  • Original Cut-a-way Shelves makes Room for Tall items on the Lower Levels
  • Gadrooned Lower Band above the Large Detailed and Textured Claw Feet
  • All Original Backs
  • Rolls easily on Wooden Castors

Height: 84 inches
Width: 72 inches
Depth: 27 inches

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