Lot 489
Important North Carolina China Press
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Northampton County, attributed to the Sharrock family, fourth quarter 18th century, two-part form of walnut, yellow pine secondary, the upper section with broken arch bonnet and central turned finial, above two doors, each with eight lights, hung at the sides of the case. The base, with a serving slide below two side-by-side drawers over lower cabinet doors each with applied panels, raised on ogee bracket feet. 117.5 x 55.5 x 21 in.; to top finial 120 in.

Descended through the Tisdale family, Warrenton, North Carolina. Received and consigned by the family at the original Warrenton residence.

Illustrated and discussed in The Furnitue of Coastal North Carolina 1700-1820, by John Bivins, Jr., page 257, plate 6.19 MESDA: S-12157

Interior small drawers replaced; patch at each drawer escutcheon and above one drawer; fourth set of pulls; replaced locks; bottom 3 in. of each foot tipped to original facing, replaced finial, missing rosettes on pediment.

$30,000 - 50,000