Southern vernacular sugar chest in the form of a desk, likely Kentucky or Tennessee, cherry primary with red wash, poplar secondary wood. Backsplash with curved edges over a hinged fall front, opening to a divided interior with lock. Base with one full length dovetailed drawer over straight skirt and bracket feet. Plain sides. Case nailed construction. 32 1/2" H x 30 1/2" W x 19 1/4" D. Circa 1850. CONDITION: Streaks of white discoloration across surface of front and base. Interior shelf supports indicate a previous shelf or compartments. Overall light general wear. Key not present.
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