Southwest Virginia or East Tennessee Federal inlaid corner cupboard, walnut primary and poplar secondary, two piece construction. Stepped cornice with vertical contrasting line inlay; line, 5-point and compass star inlaid frieze above two line and heart-inlaid arched doors, having a total of 14 glass panes with molded mullions, surrounded by vertical inlaid stiles simulating columns. Interior fitted with three scalloped shelves. Base with bead and cove medial molding above two inlaid panel doors enclosing two interior shelves, surrounded by vertical inlaid stiles simulating columns, all resting on shaped bracket feet with spur returns. Rosehead nail construction visible on backboards. Base additionally fitted with rear third straight foot. Top: 61" H x 55 1/2" W x 28" D. Base: 38" H x 59 1/2" W x 29" D. 99" total H. Circa 1810. Provenance: Descended in the Boy family, Sullivan County, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Ceramic knobs not original; some hinges replaced and some with new screws or temporary pins. Minor wear to surfaces and edges; fading to darkwood inlay; some shrinkage cracking, including to base door; minor losses to inlay, one area of replaced line inlay. Two minor repairs to moldings; crack in panel top left door; some white marks to interior and exterior; patch in top backboard mid-height.
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