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Tennessee sewing or work table with rectangular, sarcophagus-type hinged lid bordered by beading over concave sides, lifts to reveal upper section disguised as a drawer, compartmentalized for sewing objects; mirror on inside of lid. Front of table has two ogee form drawer fronts (top one false) with brass keyhole surrounds. Tapering square stepped pedestal on four-footed base with concave sides, scroll form feet, on casters. Plain, finished back. Mahogany primary, poplar secondary, yellow wash interior. Provenance – descended in Susan West’s family. This piece is believed to be the one referred to in her notes as the “French Dressing Case” that came from the Overton side of the family and was once at Traveller’s Rest. There were no records from Traveller’s Rest to confirm this. Condition – old refinish, large shrinkage crack extending clear across top, repair patch to back near hinge, several minor veneer chips and separations. Brass hinges appear original. Dimensions 33" height x 26" width x17 ½" depth. Circa 1840. Glen Leven estate.