Fabulous Mid-Century Modern sideboard buffet designed by Kipp Stewart and Stewart MacDougall for Drexel’s Declaration Collection, circa 1960s, a great compact size. Featuring a solid, beautifully grained walnut wood case and frame housing three drawers, each drawer is adorned with a single original white porcelain ball knob on a brass fitting, creating a striking contrast to the walnut wood. The top drawer includes a felt lined, divided interior for tidy storage of personal effects. Maker Stamp (by Drexel) on the inside of the top drawer. The middle drawer has dividers. The drawers are flanked by stunning, double paneled doors. The cabinet doors open by way of a spring latch for easy opening and closing. Cabinet has one adjustable shelf and an integrated light, that turns on automatically when the doors are opened. A recessed base of round tapered legs and apron provide stable support while conveying an airy “floating” effect. Additional Maker Stamp (Declaration by Drexel} on the back. Clean lines and timeless style, this showstopper will be an enhancing addition to any interior and also blend beautifully with many décor styles. Ideal piece for a bedroom, living room, entry, dining room or office. Full matching set available (sold separately).
Condition Report: Construction is strong and sturdy. Drawers and doors open effortlessly and smoothly; hardware intact, original finish, minor scuffs. The wood grain is naturally highlighted in a walnut pattern throughout, with a rich walnut tone. Doors, Cabinets work as intended.
Creator/Designer: Kipp Stewart and Stewart MacDougall
Place of Origin: USA
Date of Manufacture: 1950s
Of the Period: 1960-1969
Materials and Techniques: Walnut, Porcelain
Wear: Wear consistent with age and use
Measurements: 48.5 ” W x 20” D x 31 3/8” T