East Tennessee cherry corner cupboard, Grainger Co., TN. Consisting of canted returns, an ogee cornice, double paneled doors over a center dovetailed drawer flanked by two square panels, each scratch beaded. Lower single paneled doors, ogee molding transitioning to bracket feet with canted bracket returns, serpentine skirt. Poplar and yellow pine secondary woods. 88 1/2" H x 42" W. Provenance: Greenwood plantation of Grainger Co., TN and pictured in Bloomquist's "Taylors and Tates of the South", p. 162. Descended from Franklin William Taylor (1810-1886) of Grainger Co., TN, grandson of Daniel Taylor (1761-1834). In 1844, Franklin acquired Deadrick Plantation near Russellville and renamed it "Greenwood". The home served as headquarters to Confederate General Joseph Kershaw in the Civil War. Condition: Overall excellent condition in an older surface, part of left return foot facing replaced.
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