SOLD! for $5,040.00.
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Greene County, Tennessee walnut lift-top blanket chest, tulip poplar secondary. Retains MESDA documentation label. Top having breadboard ends with exposed tenon construction, wrought-iron strap hinges, dovetailed case, cavetto mid-molding. Base with two thumb-molded dovetailed drawers, front skirt with incised center section and double reverse curled pierced carving, sides with double arched skirts, pegged construction with stiles extending to form tall supports. Documented by MESDA field research project, reference S-13003, see label inside one drawer. This blanket chest is illustrated in "The Art and Mystery of Tennessee Furniture", Harsh & Williams, p. 226, Fig. 307. Illustrated in Richard Doughty, "Greenville: 100 Year Portrait", page 306. 30" H x 45" W x 19 3/4" D. Greene County, TN, circa 1805-1815. Provenance: Living Estate of John and Donna Rogers, Greeneville, TN. Formerly Overall Estate, Greeneville, TN. CONDITION: Refinished, wear and losses to mid molding. Some renailing at dovetails on drawers. Older, possibly original, brasses.