Gothic Revival hall tree with Jackson, Mississippi history; walnut with poplar secondary, comprised of two parts. Top with central arched mirror flanked by narrower mirrors with Gothic wood overlay, open-carved crest with carved spires and Gothic open carved sides. Base with a shaped top over a dovetailed center drawer with carved Gothic fretwork below each corner, carved frieze sides, large reeded front legs over a shaped lower shelf and umbrella or cane holders to each side. 105" H x 58" W x 18" D. Third quarter 19th century. Provenance: Dr. Joseph and Mrs. Josephine Lavecchia estate, Chattanooga, TN. Note: this hall tree was originally part of the furnishings of the Old Porterfield residence located in Vicksburg, Mississippi, where Civil War officers were said to have stayed. Included with this lot is a framed summary of a 1957 newspaper article giving a history and some provenance of this hall tree with a postcard photo of the home. CONDITION: Overall good condition with normal wear. Likely with older refinish. Original drip pans not present. Drawer bottom has been replaced on lower section.
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