18th century oak chest of drawers, pine secondary; two board cleated top over two drawers over three graduated drawers, all dovetailed and constructed without dustboards. Each drawer outlined in ebony and double line inlaid ebony and holly, with mahogany crossbanding, kite inlaid escutcheons and oval brass pulls. Bracket feet with solid sides. 30 3/4" H x 37 1/2" W x 19" D. Probably British, last half 18th century. Provenance: The estate of Peter Fyfe, Nashville, TN, ex-Whitehall at the Villa Antiques, Chapel Hill, NC. CONDITION: Some worm holes to feet/bracket side base, shrinkage splits to sides, one drawer has replaced bottom. A couple of drawers have small losses to inlaid corners, up to 1 1/2"L. Scattered small patches, losses and cracks.
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