Date Added: 08 June 2011
This is a wooden sideboard built inside a vintage milk bottle. The sideboard is painted gold and is made in multiple sections to fit inside the bottle. It completes fills the bottle side to side and top to bottom. It has four drawers with diagonal grooves cut across the face of the drawer and a large metal know in the center. Two drawers are on top and two under the top ones. It stands on square legs about 3/4" above the floor. Each side has a raised panel with the diagonal, horizontal and vertical grooves cut to form 4 sections. On top of the sideboard are two wooden vases with large flowers in the vases and ribbons coming out from underneath the vases. On the back of the main sideboard is a raised panel with a full mirror set in the back. There is a raised decorative shelf above that supported by two carved posts in front. There is a headboard rising from the shelf that is rounded with cuts similar to those in the drawers. Pink ribbons are tied to the column supports. On the back of the sideboard and carved in the wood is the following date: "May 11, 1920." The bottle is sealed with a cork. This is one of at least eight known sideboards made by this Jacob Arner.
|Type:||Wood Sideboard||Maker's Name:||Arner, Jacob|
|Bottle Size:||9 3/4" x 3 1/4"||Year Made:||1920, May 11|
|Bottle Type:||Milk Bottle|