Lot 238
North Carolina Paint Decorated Dish Dresser
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Montgomery or Randolph County, 1820-1850, yellow pine, one part form, rectangular top with beveled front edge, above a triple dish shelf with plate rails and scalloped border, open pie shelf, the base and cupboard top with applied trim molding at edge, central lower panel with moon and star, flanked by two hinged cabinet doors with four panels featuring flyfot design on the upper two panels above compass rose design on the lower two panels, shelved interior, molded, dovetailed bracket foot base with a slight drop peaked central apron.

80.5 x 61.5 x 21.5 in.

From the Collection of Quincy and Betty Scarborough, Fayetteville, North Carolina

Illustrated in June Lucas "Paint-Decorated Furniture from Piedmont North Carolina", in [American Furniture] (Chipstone, 2009) p. 114.

Brunk Lot 142, Nov. 13, 2010.

Enhanced paint with minor paint flaking; shadow evidence of Victorian hinges, the current H-hinges are hand wrought with rose-heads; the lower left rear back board with break and loss; right upper case side molding with six-inch vertical wood loss.

$8,000 - 12,000