SOLD! for $4,320.00.
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Middle Tennessee, likely Davidson County, inlaid Hepplewhite sugar chest, walnut primary, poplar secondary. Hinged top with cleated ends, over a vertical rectangular case with exposed dovetails, the front with string inlay outlining perimeter, single dovetailed drawer with string inlay and brass pulls, flanked by string inlaid stiles; barber pole inlay to lower edge of skirt; kite shaped inlaid escutcheons. Four squared and inlaid tapering legs with partially present cuff inlay. 36" H x 24" W x 15 1/2" D. Circa 1810. For related forms, both attributed to Davidson County, see The Art and Mystery of Tennessee Furniture, Plate X p. 74 and Fig. 141 p. 138.
PROVENANCE: Estate of Judge John Nixon, Nashville, Tennessee.
CONDITION: Older refinished surface. Interior well missing original dividers and bottom board replaced. Hinges original. Drawer sides have been built up, some sun fading visible to front and one side of case. Brass pulls a later replacement. Back edge of top with an early replaced strip, approximately 1/8" width. Some string cuff inlay missing to feet.