Further Insights Into Harris Lebus Sideboard
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The November 2017 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine features a reproduction of a sideboard made in 1903 by the English furniture manufacturing company Harris Lebus.I built this sideboard based on drawings I'd made in 2007 from measurements of an original owned by some acquaintances.
Having had a chance to visit that same original sideboard recently, I thought readers would be interested in gaining further insights and seeing details of how it was made; while it was built in a factory, not the kind of small workshop run by Sidney Barnsley or Ernest Gimson, it was made to a higher standard than many factory-made wares of its time.
When I first saw the sideboard, its then-owner, Russ Herndon, believed it had been made for Liberty.He'd acquired the piece from a dealer in southern Indiana who bought English antiques by the container-load.
There was no recognizable maker's mark.My interest in the piece sparked Russ's curiosity, and it wasn't long before he'd made his own inquiries, based on which he sent me a link to an auction house catalog in which the same basic sideboard appeared: The 2007 catalog listing for the piece above reads: 'An Arts and Crafts oak mirror-back sideboard...