Lot 214
Late Federal East Tennessee Cherry Chest of Drawers
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Attributed to Carter County, circa 1820-1840, cherry veneers, poplar secondary, rectangular top with applied vertical veneer banding to edge, upper projecting deep drawer with banded flame veneer, above three graduated recessed drawers all with applied cock beading and featuring bold flame veneers, upper stiles with diagonal veneer panels above spiral reeded applied three-quarter columns, paneled sides, raised on distinctive turned and reeded feet.

45.5 x 42.5 x 21.5 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.

Top with three shrinkage cracks; replaced pulls; missing three locks; cut and patch at escutcheon to lower drawer.

$800 - 1,200