Empire Style Mahogany Breakfront Sideboard: An antique Empire style, mahogany breakfront sideboard, circa 19th century, having a shaped top over a center drawer and cabinet door, flanked by bow-front drawers and compliant galleried, open shelving. The centered dovetailed drawer has a recessed, book matched veneered panel with a brass, swag handle over a mirrored cabinet door flanked by ribbed stiles topped with brass wheat mounts. The bow front and veneered drawers, on either side, are fitted with brass knobs with a seated figure flanked by lion head, ring mounts. The cabinet door opens to two shelves and includes a keyhole escutcheon with key. The piece rises on a compliant plinth base.