Lot 240
Early Virginia Painted Sugar Chest
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Attributed to Southside region, third quarter 18th century, poplar top, yellow pine but-joined nailed case, rectangular top with original wrought iron fish tail hinges, divided interior, above a single long deep drawer with molded edge, raised on shaped bracket foot base, all over original brown painted surface with leaf and vine decorative highlight at front center panel.

38.75 x 44.75 x 17.5 in.

From a Halifax County, Virginia home on land once owned by Patrick Henry.

MESDA label with photo ID D-33312.

Lid missing clasp; hinges reset to top and with later underside molding; interior drawer with removable rectangular panel which covers bottom board loss; right side foot facing later; left side front foot with loss lower 1.5 inch.

$1,500 - 2,500