Lot 211
An Important East Tennessee Cherry Jackson Press
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Attributed to Carter County, circa 1830-1850, two-part form, cherry, cherry veneer, poplar and white pine secondary, applied projecting cove molded cornice above a vertically veneered frieze, two upper cabinet doors with molded diamond mullions, shelved interior, flanked by distinctive faceted applied half columns, the upper case resting on base consisting of three recessed side-by-side small drawers with flame cherry veneers, upper pull-out butler's drawer with convex front panel, interior having a central prospect door featuring a four quadrant veneer panel flanked by two vertical document drawers flanked by three small drawers above four shaped pigeon holes with valances to each side, above three graduated flush solid cherry drawers, upper stiles with flame cherry veneer inset panel above applied boldly scrolled veneered stiles, paneled sides, the whole raised on boldly scrolled front feet and turned rear feet.

102 x 47 x 26 in.

From the Personal Collection of Mr. William Ivey Long, Seaboard, North Carolina and New York, New York

Acquired through family descent of Robert Carter, the Samuel Perry (Powhatan) Carter House, Elizabethton, Tennessee.

Overall very good estate condition; two areas of small cut and patch to the veneer at frieze; later hinges; two cracked glass panels; interior of butler desk with central slight warp which makes the movement of the prospect door and two document drawers difficult from opening; later felt writing surface; later drawer runners and drawer guides.

$3,000 - 5,000