SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA WALNUT MERCHANT'S CABINET, dovetailed case, the simple applied cornice molding over a hinged single raised-panel door, concealing a fitted interior, above a small projecting slant-front writing surface at base. Yellow pine and poplar secondary wood. Fine old dry surface with warm color. Second half 18th century. 22 7/8" H, 18 1/4" W, 12 1/2" D.
Repair to proper left edge of case at hinge edge. Hinges replaced with associated repairs. Other minor areas of usage wear. Cornice molding probably replaced. Turned wooden knob replaced. Possible loss to front edge of writing surface.