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East Tennessee, possibly Grainger County, pie safe, poplar throughout with red wash. Rectangular form with plain top, two dovetailed drawers with turned pulls above two doors, each with four tins punched with a stylized conjoined circle, diamond and floral pattern. Each side with two matching punched tins and the whole resting on ring turned turnip feet. The interior with three shelves. 48 3/4" H x 53 3/8" W x 18 3/4" D. 3rd Quarter 19th century. Note: An example of a safe with similar tins appears in the book THE ART AND MYSTERY OF TENNESSEE FURNITURE, by Derita Coleman Williams and Nathan Harsh, on page 162, Fig. 187.
PROVENANCE: Private Hawkins County, Tennessee collection.
CONDITION: Overall good condition with general use wear, abrasions and losses. Left side with damage to top tin. Some staining to top.