East Tennessee (McMinn County) miniature chest of drawers, walnut primary, poplar secondary. Plain slightly overhanging top over one full overhanging dovetailed drawer above three full graduated dovetailed drawers. Turned and carved pilasters with inlaid hearts at the top and inlaid diamonds at the base, paneled sides, rounded skirt and turned incised feet. 14 3/4" H x 15" W x 9 3/4" D. 12 lbs. Circa 1830. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: Older surface. Knobs on lower three drawers not original. Lower right diamond inlay damaged/missing. Crack to skirt that extends horizontally.
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