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European Kitchen Progress - Antique Sideboard

We are making slow progress on our European Kitchen design plan. I've begun painting the keeping room portion of our kitchen in Benjamin Moore's White Dove, same as the living room.   The soft White Dove is brightening the enclosed space.
We are incredibly fortunate to have purchased a lovely antique French Louis XIII sideboard from a close friend. The piece is likely early 1920's and features marquetry flowers inlaid into parquet doors.  The small cabriole legs strung together by a scalloped apron give it a delicate feel. It is a long piece measuring 79" and nestles perfectly between the two existing pilasters upon the stair wall.  Two silverware drawers combined with the large cabinets provide ample storage.  We will use the sideboard for storage and a coffee bar.  I plan to center a hanging cabinet for coffee supplies above the sideboard. 









Two of the original drop pulls are present on the cabinet.  I've cleaned those using Brasso and an old toothbrush, then reatt…

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