East Tennessee cherry desk and bookcase, yellow pine, poplar and white pine secondary woods. Upper case with molded cornice, two astragal glazed doors opening to three adjustable shelves, lower case with double fold-down writing surface and fitted interior, all lined in later green felt, over one long dovetailed drawer with cock-beaded edge and supported by four tapered square legs. 94 3/4" H x 40" W x 24 5/8" D. Attributed to Jefferson County, Tennessee, circa 1800-1820. Provenance: East Tennessee collection, acquired from the estate of the late Thomas W. (Jack) and Dr. Frances Bernard Overall, Greeneville, TN. CONDITION: Older refinish. Patch to left side fall front near hinges, some replacements and losses to cockbeading. Desk interior with newer felt lining. Splits to side boards on lower case. Minor patches and abrasions, several glass panes with cracks.
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