Middle Tennessee sugar chest, Cheatham County, walnut with poplar secondary wood. Dovetailed locking top case and hinged top with molded edge, interior with divider. Upper dovetailed case rests on a stand with a single dovetailed drawer with wooden pulls. Bottom board of top case with a deep beveled underside. Tall turned tapered legs with ring turnings, terminating in ball and spike feet. 36 1/4" H x 29 1/2" W x 19" D. Circa 1825. Provenance: descended from William J. Stewart (b. 1838) of Ashland City, TN. Line of descent: William J. Stewart to son, Abner Arthur Stewart (1877-1966) to daughter Rebecca "Miss Becky" Stewart (1919-2012) to her son. Condition: Condition older refinish, shrinkage cracks to case, rear right leg broken at turning and glued, replaced hinges and pulls.
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