East Tennessee large walnut pie safe, Hawkins County. Consisting of dovetailed drawers with wooden pulls over two doors with large unusual double pitcher and cup punched tin design, shaped dovetailed gallery, and shaped tapering bracket front feet. Poplar secondary, two interior shelves. 56 1/2" H x 56 1/2" W x 22 1/2" D. Circa 1840 – 1860. Exhibited, "Art & Furniture of East Tennessee," East Tennessee HIstorical Society, 1993; illustrated in the catalog of the same name by Namuni Hale Young, page 39, illustration #70. Provenance: Collection of Mary Jo Case, Kingsport, TN. CONDITION: Older refinish. Scattered general wear, including brusing to case, oxidation and some minor pitting to lower tins. Left rear style with cracks to wood and old repair.
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