East Tennessee (McMinn County) walnut blanket chest, poplar secondary. Comprised of a top with rounded molding, dovetailed case with feet doweled into wooden members running front to back, turned feet ending in spikes. Possibly Jacob Fisher cabinetmaking shop. 25" H x 40 3/4" W x 18" D. Circa 1830. Provenance: Living Estate of Elbert and Elizabeth Willson III. Descended through family members from McMinn County. CONDITION: Older refinish. Scratching and stains to top, one area of gouging. Losses to top left case edge.
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