Two (2) Mercantile spool cabinets, including Clark's advertising cabinet. 1st item: Clark's oak Spool-Cotton Mile-End cabinet having six full graduated drawers with brass handles and lettering, wooden floral reliefs and honeycomb veneer, decorative carved moldings to top, base, and sides. 22" H x 25 1/4" W x 17 5/8" D. 2nd item: Walnut spool cabinet, six full graduated drawers with brass handles, decorative spool-carved moldings to sides, molded top and base, turned legs terminating into ball feet. Handwritten paper label reading "Rubber tubes/5 c" lower right corner, top drawer. 32 1/2" H x 24 1/2" W x 17 3/8" D. Both items late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: Private Southeast Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Both spool cabinets with some wear and surface stains. 1st item: Areas of veneer loss, largest 2" x 2", to moldings and veneer. Seven brass handles are not present. 2nd item: One handle is not present. Base may not be original to the cabinet and one rear leg warps inward.
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