Middle Tennessee cherry and mahogany veneered and inlaid corner cupboard, poplar secondary, single-piece construction, attributed to Dekalb County. Top comprised of an ogee molded cornice above a figured mahogany veneered frieze, two glazed doors with twelve panes opening to reveal three interior shelves. Mid-section with three flame mahogany veneered and dovetailed drawers flanked by inlaid figured mahogany rectangles with curved corners at top of stiles. Lower section having two paneled doors flanked by ring and ball half-turned pilasters above a shaped skirt with central cut-out and small spur returns, resting on ball and ring turned feet. Underside of central drawer illegibly signed. 85 3/4" H x 46" W (at cornice) x 40 3/4" W (at case) x approx. 23" D. Circa 1830. Provenance: the estate of Kent Cathcart, Nashville, Tennessee, by descent in his family, the Stark/Cathcart family of Alexandria, Tennessee. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Light wood shrinkage noted to frieze. Some losses to veneer on lower drawer edges. One area of minor losses to backboard on upper left side. Losses to tip of one foot.
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