Middle Tennessee walnut sugar chest, poplar secondary. Diminutive form with rectangular hinged top having breadboard ends, above a case with exposed dovetails, a divided interior with three compartments, medial molding and a lower dovetailed drawer with round wood pulls, all resting on tapering turned legs that terminate into button feet. The case and drawer with kite inlaid escutcheons. "BC" carved onto lower exterior of backboard. 33" H x 26" W x 15" D. Circa 1835. Provenance: Private Southern collection. CONDITION: Older refish, wood shrinkage and warping to top with some staining; long horizontal shrinkage split with other minor splits to backboard; lock is a replacement.
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