TENNESSEE WALNUT SUGAR CHEST, a rare form having hinged rectangular two-board top, fielded front and end panels, and robust turned front legs ending in "ball-and-spike" feet, off-set divided interior. Poplar secondary wood. Old refinished surface with mellow color. Second quarter 19th century. 34" H, 41 1/8" W, 17" D. Literature: See Williams and Harsh - The Art and Mystery of Tennessee Furniture and its Makers Through 1850, fig, 149, p. 140, for an example of similar form with a Sumner Co., TN history. Provenance: From a private Loudoun Co., VA collection.
Very good condition overall with minor scratches and areas of wear.