Southwest Virginia, Lee, Russell, or Scott County, two-piece pie safe and sideboard press, walnut primary, poplar secondary. Top comprised of a conforming removable cornice (dovetailed) over three doors having six glass panes. Base with three overhanging dovetailed drawers over three doors with urn and polkberry tins; additional urn and polkberry tins to the sides. Four turned front feet and two bootjack rear feet. 66 1/2" W x 19" D x 81 3/4" H. 3rd Qtr. 19th century. Provenance: The Estate of John Moran, Hyders Gap, VA. CONDITION: Older refinish. Right side tin has buckling. Two shelves on the interior have been replaced with plywood. Glass in excellent condition. Left side of base with sun bleaching. Note – underside of drawers do not indicate previous columns. Front feet are applied to the bottom case with evidence of previously larger brace supports on the underside.
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