Grouping of three (3) miniature furniture items, possibly salesman samples. 1st item: Empire chest of drawers, mixed wood veneers including mahogany, satinwood, maple and cherry, white pine secondary. Plain top, one overhanging drawer above two drawers flanked by curved stiles with bar and herringbone inlay, on curved feet. Mortise and tenon and nailed construction. 13 1/8" H x 13" W x 6 3/4" D. 2nd item: Blanket chest form box having cherry sides, birdseye maple and mahogany veneers, and poplar secondary. Hinged cherry top and ring turned walnut feet. 8 3/4" H x 13" W x 7" D. 3rd item: Round tiger maple table or stand, circular top with walnut stiles and turned legs. Old label underside. 6 3/4" H x 10" dia. All items 2nd quarter 19th century. Provenance: The estate of James (Jimmy) Neely, Smyrna, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: A couple of minor losses to inlay on left side, otherwise overall good condition. 2nd item: Top is a 20th century replacement. Losses to veneer fronts on both lower corners. Age crack to bird's eye maple veneer front. 3rd item: Overall general wear to the original finish. Chip to underside rim of table.
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