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Fayette County, Kentucky cherry sugar desk bureau with figured cherry faux drawer fronts and turned Sheraton feet. Poplar secondary wood. Lift top reveals desk interior with two open pigeon holes in center, flanked by a bank of two dovetailed drawers on each side. Lower well lid with brass pull and keyhole cover opens to reveal a divided interior. Underside of lower well lid retains the original lock. Drawer fronts with cock beaded edges, turned feet with cockbeaded molding at top of stile, paneled sides and double paneled back. Exhibited in 2007 at the Speed Museum, “For Safe Keeping: The Kentucky Sugar Chest 1790-1850”. Also illustrated in “Collecting Kentucky 1790-1860” by Genevieve Baird Lacer and Libby Turner Howard, 2013. 37 1/2″H x 35 1/8″W x 18 1/8″D. Circa 1825-40. Provenance – Lexington, Kentucky area collection. Condition: Overall very good condition with an older refinish. Case with minor abrasions, lower well interior has old worm damage to back and sides. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with an older refinish. Case with minor abrasions, lower well interior has old worm damage to back and sides.