Middle TN double paneled armoire, walnut and poplar with dark stain, original surface. Canted cornice over a rectangular frame with two hinged doors, each with molded, double-paneled doors enclosing a divided interior with three shelves on left side and the other side open with several iron hooks, over two dovetailed drawers; double-paneled sides. Plain feet are extensions of stiles. Diamond-shaped ivory escutcheons to doors and drawers. Locks retained, keys not present. Horizontal back boards. 78 3/4" H x 50 1/4" W x 22" D. Middle Tennessee, circa 1840. Provenance: Private Southeast Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Original surface with several abrasions and scuffs; separations to back boards have been patched with old wire screening and parts of tin signs; hinges original; 2" loss to upper left front cornice, rest of cornice with chips and small losses at top edge. X shaped scratch to left door.
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