East Tennessee, possibly Greene County, walnut slant-front desk, predominately yellow pine secondary, dovetailed top, slant-front opening to fitted interior including a prospect door with carved semicircular fan flanked by interior pigeon holes and a bank of dovetailed drawers. Lower case with scratch-beaded lopers and graduated drawers having oval brasses (likely second set), ogee base molding transitioning to shaped bracket feet with returns. 44" H x 39" W x 19-1/2" D. Circa 1820. Provenance: Living Estate of John and Donna Rogers, Greeneville, TN. CONDITION: Scattered surface scratches, couple of wood fill patches on slant front, interior desk dividers with losses to edges. Replaced hinges with patches to interior slant top and triangular exterior patch. Older but not original pulls. Lip molding on drawers with some losses. Minor build up on drawer sides. Base with added blocks to underside of inner frame. Rear left foot facing replaced. Some sun bleaching.
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