SOLD! for $8,640.00.
(Note: Prices realized include a buyer's premium.)
- Low Estimate: $6,800.00
- High Estimate: $7,200.00
- Realized: $8,640.00
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Greene County, Tennessee cherry press, two part construction, cherry primary with poplar and yellow pine secondary woods. Top section in cherry with stepped ogee cornice over a frieze of figured cherry veneers, and quarter-turned stacked ring pilasters flanking two astral glazed doors with 26 panes total. Doors opening to three shelves with dish ledges. Lower section in cherry with top front edge having mahogany veneers and the sides having cherry veneers. Two cockbeaded dovetailed drawers having figured cherry drawer fronts with wide band surrounds of diagonal mahogany veneers and wooden pulls. Lower case with highly figured cherry veneer stiles, half-turned stacked-ring pilasters flanking two doors of matched figured walnut panels with cherry surrounds, opening to one interior shelf. Four carved tassel shaped feet with ring turnings at tops. Cherry inset paneled sides. 92 1/2" x 45 1/2" x 21 1/2". Greene County, TN, circa 1830. Provenance: Living Estate of John and Donna Rogers, Greeneville, TN. Former collection of Pace Estate, Greeneville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Overall good condition with a couple of minor breaks to early panes. Repairs made to right rear leg and a couple of veneer looses to base and lower top molding of press as well as veneer loss to hinge area of right lower door, largest: 2-1/2" L. Minor veneer losses to top case with largest area being veneer to cornice above right pilaster. Age separation along top board. One lower door lock replaced. 2" x 1" stain, top left surface.