Unusual East Tennessee cupboard of narrow size with glazed panes, similar to a chimney cupboard form. Found in the Piney Flats area of Sullivan County, TN. Cherry primary, poplar secondary. Consisting of a scrolled pediment top over an inlaid frieze having a berry and vine design. Single door one pane wide over five panes with four interior shelves, brass knob. The top and bottom of the case dovetailed. Scrolled pediment with later painted pinwell designs. 61 1/4" H x 12 1/2" W x 12 1/2" D. Second quarter of the 19th century. Note: a corner cupboard with a similar inlay pattern remains in the residence where this form was acquired. CONDITION: Center pane broken upper right corner. All panes reinforced. Old break to center pediment, later paint decoration on pediment, probably early 20th century. Surface across inlaid frieze has been cleaned.
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