Rare Middle Tennessee Sheraton huntboard or slab desk, cherry with tulip poplar secondary wood. Rectangular top over a large single drawer with plain hinged fall-front, which drops down to reveal a writing surface and fitted interior with seven pigeon holes and two small drawers. Turned and tapered legs with cup and ring turnings at top and ring and double ball turned feet. 41'' H x 40'' W x 19 1/2'' D. Circa 1830. Provenance: Descended in either the Abram Maury or Newton C. Cannon families of Williamson County, Tennessee to present owner. CONDITION: Overall good condition; some wear and scratching commensurate with age, particularly at edges and corners. Small repair to front proper right corner of top; small loss to bottom proper left corner of fall front; wear, cracking, and losses to feet, one repaired.
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