Lot 497
North Carolina Hepplewhite Cellaret
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Found in a Perquimans County residence, circa 1800, walnut case in old accumulated surface, yellow pine secondary, two part form consisting of a dove-tailed case (which shows no sign of ever having divisions) fitting into a base lipped on three sides, raised on tall straight tapered legs.

37.5 x 21.25 x 16.25 in.

From a Private North Carolina Collection

Ref: The Furniture of Coastal North Carolina 1700-1820 by John Bivins, Jr.; pages 334-338, note 6.102. for a similar example.

Some shrinkage cracks; lip of base molding on right with loss; missing lock and escutcheon; brass pull likely later; small wood patch on underside corner of lid; rodent biting and loss to right rear bottom leg.

$6,000 - 9,000