Kentucky Hepplewhite inlaid sugar chest, diminutive rectangular form, cherry primary, poplar secondary. Comprised of a hinged top with breadboard ends and molded edge, retangular well interior. Offset divider present with two smaller bisecting dividers for the smaller compartment missing. Interior corner blocking of stiles present. Bottom board of well with beveled edges. Case with a large, offset inlaid escutcheon, string inlay on base edge of retangular case, tall tapered Hepplewhite legs with line inlay. Appears to retain the original hinges. 26 1/2" H x 28 1/2" W x 16 3/8" D. Circa 1820. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with older surface. Smaller bisecting dividers and interior lock missing. Old putty repair to the left side of escutcheon. Some age cracks to wood, most noticeably on top. Stains to top commensurate for age.
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