East Tennessee cherry corner cupboard, attributed to McMinn County. This corner cupboard is Illustrated in The Art & Mystery of Tennessee Furniture by Nathan Harsh and Derita Williams, p. 187, fig. 231. Ogee cornice with incised diamond design over two doors with twelve glazed panes, straight back side returns, ring-turned molding to case corners, center drawer flanked by foliate carved designs on each side and panels with diamond incised moldings flanking central drawer. Lower paneled doors with diamond incised moldings. diamond incised base molding, diamond incised turned feet. Secondary wood is tulip poplar. 94 1/8″ Height x 47 3/4″ Width x 20″ Depth. Second quarter of the 19th century. Provenance – Estate of Bill Selden, Athens, TN. Condition: Overall very good condition with older refinish, minor vertical patch to lower left door, back boards reset, newer back foot brace.
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