Lot 165
Virginia Federal Cherry Cellaret
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Attributed to Richmond, early 19th century, yellow pine and poplar secondary, two part form, dovetailed bottle case featuring a hinged lid with through mortise and tenon bread board ends, divided interior with remnants of old wallpaper (pre-1840), the case with distinctive applied waist molding with scratch beaded edges, the stand featuring a single flush drawer with scratch bead, applied cock beading to bottom edge of skirt, flush side rails raised on square tapered legs.

30 x 24.25 x 17.25 in., case width 23 in.

Private Collection, Richmond, Virginia

The bottle case seats in to the frame properly using the bottom board; finished on all four sides.

Tight shrinkage split to top and left batten; later hinges and clasp; no key; some cock beading loss at base of skirt to frame; drawer bottom later; front left leg with break and repair; later glue to all leg joints, however, legs/frame/case are original.

$3,000 - 5,000