Sumner County, Tennessee Jackson Press, cherry primary with cherry and mahogany veneers, poplar secondary wood. Three piece construction: top section with cove molded cornice over mahogany veneered dovetailed frieze, second section with two glazed doors having 16 panes, brass escutcheons and hinges, opening to interior with three fixed shelves. Lower section with wide ogee molding at top to conceal the joinery of top and base, two scratch beaded dovetailed drawers with round wooden knobs, over two paneled doors enclosing an interior with single fixed shelf. Paneled sides on lower section, ring turned feet. 89" H x 45" W x 20" D. Second quarter 19th century. Provenance: Descended in a Middle Tennessee family to present consignor. For examples of two nearly identical forms, see Lot 135 in our January 23, 2016 auction (descended in the family of Major William Lauderdale, of Trousdale County (formerly Sumner Co.), TN. and Lot 206 in our Jan. 23, 2010 auction (descended in the Gwin family of Sumner County). CONDITION: Feet have lost height. Hinges reset on left side door with accompanying patches visible from exterior and interior. Small (approx. 2") repair to left door, above glass, and 2 1/2" repair to same door, lower right corner. Right door missing some putty to upper right panes. Patch to mid molding at center, where doors meet. 2" area of interior bottom shelf is coming loose at center front. Drawers lined with velvet.
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