Victorian sideboard buffet – Originating during 1700’s in England, dressers have been helpful eaters throughout ages. Although new dresser styles have evolved over decades, many of old styles are prized as family heirlooms, old original buying or newly purchased period reproductions. Antique dresser styles, such as Heppelwhite, Victorian, Federal, Colonial and Empire, have withstood test of time as treasured favorites.
Victorian sideboard buffet were a successor to ancient marble slab tables used to cut and serve food. Wooden sideboards had commonly replaced marble slab American fashionable dining tables in late eighteenth century. Large closets, drawers, shelves, small compartments and a zone of important services of feeding in superior part had made of dressers an ideal complement for dining rooms. Silverware, cutlery, tablecloths, goldsmithery and other dishes that conveniently and securely stored in a dresser until needed.
One of most expensive and ostentatious furniture in Victorian house was Victorian sideboard buffet. Shorter legs mean larger storage areas and larger cabinets, resulting in a larger scale piece of furniture that is suitable for large dining rooms with important furniture. Skillfully created from mahogany or tiger wood, mirrors were sometimes designed on wood with heavily recharged carvings. At turn of twentieth century, Victorian sideboards became even larger with more elaborate ornamentation.