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Pennsylvania Dutch Cupboard with High Pie Shelf
American (Pennsylvania), 19th century. A two-piece Dutch cupboard in walnut with poplar secondary, the upper section having a flared cornice above two, six-light doors before a white-painted, three-shelf interior, the back of each shelf with two rows of incised plate grooves, over a row of four aligned, dovetailed drawers and a high pie shelf with curved stiles. The lower section with a projecting, rectangular top above three aligned, dovetailed drawers, all seven drawers with teal-painted interiors and undulating faces fitted with wood pulls, over two paneled doors opening to a two-shelf interior. The whole rising on a molded base and spurred, bracket feet; ht.95.25, wd. 63, dp. 19.5 in.
Provenance: Purchased by the consignor from Lawrence King of Monroe Center, Illinois at the Cincinnati Antiques Show in 1967.
Retains an old, if not original, finish with some light crazing. Painted surfaces later. Some minor imperfections as would be expected with age and use, including some wear to finish on top of lower section.