Early Southern Chippendale walnut chest of drawers, attributed to Middle Tennessee. Poplar secondary. Comprised of a plain top over four graduated dovetailed drawers and tall bracket feet with spur returns. Top and sides comprised of two boards, underside of the case indicates this depth of the case is original. 39 1/2" H x 40" W x 20 1/2" D. Circa 1800. Provenance: descended in the Anderson family, early settlers of Hickman County, Tennessee. CONDITION: Older refinish and replaced brasses. Scattered scratches, abrasions and staining, particularly to top. Reattachment of front right foot facing and lower section of rear left foot facing missing. Blocking original. Top and sides comprised of two boards; rear board of top may be old replacement, but underside of the case indicates this depth of the case is original.
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