East Tennessee (Sullivan County) cherry pie safe, poplar secondary. Case attributed to John Wolfe (Piney Flats, 1810-1891). Rectangular top with rounded edges over three dovetailed drawers with wood pulls, two cupboard doors each having two punched tins decorated with urns and floral sprays, divided by a horizontal wood divider, paneled sides, over a base with shaped molding and turned feet. 47" H x 54 5/8" W x 18 1/2" D. Circa 1840-1870. Note: For a similar example see Williams and Harsh, "The Art and Mystery of Tennessee Furniture", fig. 189, p.163 CONDITION: Overall general wear, interior with later added paint. Lower doors missing pulls. Old refinish. Loss to turned feet. Upper & lower right door has only half of hinge.
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