ca. 1790-1810. Attributed to South West Virginia. Yellow Pine secondary wood. Height: 95 1/2”. Width: 63” Depth: 29”.
An exceptional corner cupboard with intricate reeded architectural moldings and carvings. Desirable glazed upper doors and two piece construction.
Excellent original condition with mellow patina, patch to one backboard.
Provenance: Deaccessioned from the Collection of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2014.
American Federal Wardrobe
Solid mahogany Primary wood. White Pine and Tulip Poplar Secondary Wood. Mid Atlantic.
Exceptional storage, easily disassembles in to 5 sections.
H- 93". W- 80". D- 22 1/4"
Tennessee Walnut Blanket Chest
Smith / Overton County. ca. 1830 Tulip Poplar Secondary wood. Rectangular molded edge top over square nail constructed box with applied bracket feet, the sides have well formed cut out feet. A chest out of the same shop found in Overton Country is pictured on page 230 Fig. 315 in The Art and Mystery of Tennessee Furniture by Nathan Harsh and Derita Williams. H24 3/4" W 41" D 18 1/2"
Edsel Ford Maggart (1927-1997) Born in Maggart, Smith County, Tennessee, Ezar Neal Maggard born in 1879 also in Maggart, John Allen Maggart born about 1810 in Tennessee.
Kentucky Cherry Chest on Frame
Primary wood: Cherry
Secondary wood: Tulip Poplar
Scratch inscription on back of top drawer “ GONE HME for one WEAK) Mr. WOODROW. J.P. (Seal) ”. Other inscriptions inside chest are hard to decipher.
A variationofthe well known bandy leg Mason county, Kentucky group of Chests on frame. Inscription on the back of the top drawer as well inside the chest may yield some infomation on the original owner or cabinetmaker.
Condition: Refinished, brasses and brass escutcheons replaced, center section of back boards replaced. Some glue blocks replaced.