SOLD! for $12,000.00.
(Note: Prices realized include a buyer's premium.)
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- Low Estimate: $5,400.00
- High Estimate: $5,800.00
- Realized: $12,000.00
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Kentucky cherry sugar press, consisting of an upper rectangular dovetailed well with an interior divider over a lower cupboard case with a medial molding and two post and panel cupboard doors, paneled sides. Case rests on tapered turned feet. Poplar secondary wood. 43 1/2" H x 33" W x 16 3/8" D. Circa 1825. By oral history, this press is from the home place of the James Nicholas Kirk family of Dexter, KY (Calloway County). The family moved to Maysville in 1899.
PROVENANCE: The Estate of Donley and Eunice Hill, Andersonville, Tennessee.
CONDITION: Older refinish. Some abrasions to the top including one burn mark. Interior with evidence of a previous chain for holding the top open, lower doors with new hinges. Minor insect to lower backboard.