East Tennessee Late Classical mahogany sideboard, poplar secondary. Stamped on top right interior drawer by the maker "Joseph Cutler". Comprised of a slighty overhanging top having a turned and carved Federal style gallery with arched center pediment and urn finials, over a center section with one long drawer over two center bottle drawers flanked by doors, opposing side sections each with one drawer over one door. Each section delineated by fully turned and spiral carved columns, four total, the whole resting on turned and carved urn form feet. Additional pencil inscription to underside and side of top right drawer reads, "Made by Joseph Cutler/1830/ for Joseph Harmon". 47" H (w/out gallery) x 79" W x 23 3/4" D. Provenance: Descended through the Harmon Family, originally from Morristown, TN. There is a Joseph Cutler living in Greene County, TN listed in the 1830 and 1840 United States Census and also listed in 1836 Greene County, TN tax records (Ancestry.com). Additional reference: https://archive.org/stream/cutlermemorialge00cutl/cutlermemorialge00cutl_djvu.tx lists a Joseph," married and settled, in East Tennessee, merchant and slave owner" which matches the 1830 and 1840 census information. CONDITION: Stains/discoloration to top, one patch repair. Repair to one column where detached from case. Scattered minor losses to mahogany veneer, overall general wear. Some paint residue to feet.
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