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"
Virginia Walnut Food Safe/Pie Safe
Virginia Walnut Food Safe/ Pie Safe ca. 1840. Yellow Pine, Tulip Poplar and Chestnut Secondary Wood. H 62" W 45" D 18". Excellent original condition, older refinish. Original Tins and pulls.
Tennessee Walnut Blanket Chest on Frame
ca. 1820-30. Tulip Poplar Secondary Wood. Provenance: From a Rover Tennessee Estate. H 35 1/2" W 42 1/4" D 20"
The blanket chest on frame is a rare Tennessee form. (less common than sugar chests!) This example is especially rare with on old if not original surface and original hand forged strap hinges. Two drawers sided by side is also a desirable and less common design feature.
Kentucky Walnut Sugar Chest
ca. 1825-30. Tulip Poplar Secondary Wood. H 28" W 37" D 18" Rectangular single board top with perimeter molding over flush paneled post constructed box with two dovetailed drawers side by side and ring turned and tapering legs. Single central divider inside, interestingly drawers never had pulls.
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.
Middle Tennessee Biscuit Table
Giles County. Tulip poplar throughout, dovetailed drawer with bead-board bottom, original thick white marble top (2 in.), interior skirt inscribed "Made for Z(?) W. Ewing, April 27th 1893 at Pulaski Tenn. by W. N. McGraw(?)". Height 31” Depth 24” Width 23”.
Old surface with sun fading, scattered stains and abrasions, two hinge scars on back rail (probably lacking lid).
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.