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Southern Late Federal Walnut Sugar Chest-on-Frame, Circa 1820-1840

Item Details

A Southern late Federal walnut sugar chest-on-frame, probably Kentucky or Tennessee, circa 1820-1840. The dovetailed case features a rectangular, hinged lid with applied edge molding opening to a divided interior. It is attached to a molded frame with a single, dovetailed drawer, the front of which is fitted with turned knobs before poplar linings. It rises on block-and-turned, tapered legs ending in ring-turned cuffs.

Type Coffer Chest
Manufacturer Unknown
  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. The winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup. International shipping may be restricted.


- to fair; lid with some scratches and a light ring stain near front, right corner; underside of upper case, drawer cavity, and drawer secondaries with white-washed surfaces; drawer knobs probably replaced; other various scratches, marks, and imperfections consistent with age and use; structurally stable.


28.75" W x 35.75" H x 17.5" D

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