Southern, possibly Virginia, Hepplewhite walnut chest of drawers, poplar and pine secondary woods. Rectangular top with applied moldings over four graduated drawers with string inlay; drawers flanked by distinctive inlay pattern consisting of pairs of string inlay with horizontal single half-circles at bottom and at top vertical pairs of half circles beneath exaggerated points surmounted by dotted circles. Front case edges flanked by alternating dark and lightwood banding; larger alternating inlay above french feet with integral with spur returns. 40 3/4 H x 41 5/8 W x 21 1/2 D. 1790-1820. CONDITION: Front feet both broken at front and sides at bracket height; proper right front feet brackets reattached; rear feet glue blocks replaced. Three sets of drawer runners replaced. Top 1 7/8â³ of bottom drawer sides and drawer back of bottom drawer replaced. Scuffing and wear to the original finish. Loss of color to inlay appropriate for age. Some lower inlay missing or detached. Loss of color to inlay appropriate for age.
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