Side cabinet

  • Designer / Maker

    Designed and manufactured by George Bullock (1782/83-1818)

  • Detail

    Rosewood, ebony and ebonised beech, with brass inlay, lacquered brass mounts and mirror glass.  Mona marble top

    94 x 203.3 x 54.5 cm

    English (London), circa 1815

  • Provenance

    […]; Claude Bornoff; Helena and John Hayward; Jay Altmayer; Christie’s (New York), 19 January 2017, lot 58

  • Literature

    Helena Hayward, ed., World Furniture, 1967, p. 206, fig. 768.
    Clive Wainwright, et al., George Bullock: Cabinet-Maker, 1988, p. 70 (text reference to ‘a remarkable sideboard in an American private collection’).

  • Exhibited

    H. Blairman & Sons, George Bullock: Cabinet-Maker, 24 February – 19 March 1988, no. 44 (photograph of the sideboard displayed)

    Unexpected Encounters, Nelson-Atkins, June 2 – August 12, 2018.  This exhibition highlights some significant acquisitions made over the past decade.

  • Collection

    Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City

  • Notes

    The cabinet follows a design, numbered 89, in the so-called Wilkinson Tracings (1820), now in the collection of the City Museums and Art Gallery, Birmingham.