SOLD! for $295.00.
(Note: Prices realized include a buyer's premium.)
- Low Estimate: $400.00
- High Estimate: $450.00
- Realized: $295.00
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Early Knox County, Tennessee blanket chest with bracket feet and scrolled returns, old surface, Sawyers family. Dovetailed case and bracket feet with an interior till and a hidden till below. Primary wood appears to be walnut, secondary yellow pine. Note – a large number of documents including lots in this sale were discovered in the hidden till of this blanket chest. 28" H x 48 1/4" W x 22 1/2" D. Circa 1810. Lot also contains three early 19th century books from the Sawyer family: Saints Everlasting Rest, History of the United States, Book of The United States – Physical Geography (all books in poor condition, pages missing, etc.). .Provenance: Descended through the family of Revolutionary War soldier, Colonel John Sawyers. CONDITION: Molding to lid missing, hinges broken, losses to base moldings on each side, rear foot broken and reglued, general wear for age.