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Piedmont North Carolina Country Hepplewhite Chest

  • Circa 1800
  • Walnut with walnut secondary
  • Dovetailed case construction with boldly shaped 3 lobe front skirt and tall French feet
  • 4 graduated drawers have molded edges and are dovetailed with walnut secondary
  • One board top and sides
  • Left proper foot facing replaced
  • Possibly original brasses
  • 3 of 4 original locks

  Height: 43 1/2"; Top Width: 37 1/2"; Top Depth: 21 1/28” Case Width: 36 3/4"; Case Depth: 20”


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Virginia Corner Cupboard

Eastern Shore of VA. Circa 1790-1810. Yellow pine. This fabulous cupboard features a glazed upper door with 3 arched panes across the top and 2 flat panel lower section doors. The upper interior has 3 beautifully shaped butterfly shelves that align with the horizontal mullions of the door. The Federal architectural cornice includes 5 triglyph motifs. Applied fluted pilasters on the upper section have arched termination elements at the bottoms of each flute. These pilasters have the added refinement of fluting down the front edges. The pilasters are accented with the application of complex moldings at the bottom and decoration plinths at the top. The lower section has flat pilasters. The restored paint is green with white and red highlights and white interior. The crown molding and feet have been accurately restored. For a related example, see Melchor, Lohr and Melchor “Eastern Shore, Virginia Raised-Panel Furniture 1730-1830” figure 85.

  Height: 86 3/4"; Top Face Width: 32"


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Piedmont Virginia Hepplewhite Chest

Circa 1800. Wonderful small size. Walnut with yellow pine and poplar secondary. Dovetailed case construction with nicely shaped skirt and French feet. Inlaid band across top of skirt. Graduated dovetailed drawers have scratch bead and beautiful wood grain drawer fronts. Two replaced drawer runners. Replaced brasses in original holes; lacking locks. Refinished.

  Height: 36"; Top Width: 38 1/2"; Top Depth: 19 5/8”
Case Width: 37 1/2"; Case Depth: 19”


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Southside Virginia Country Hepplewhite Chest

Circa 1800. Walnut with walnut secondary. Dovetailed case construction with nicely shaped front and end skirts and tall French feet. 2/3 graduated drawers have molded edges and are dovetailed with walnut and sycamore secondary. Inlaid escutcheons. Walnut backboards are tongue and grooved.
Possibly original brasses; original locks.

  Height: 42 3/4"; Top Width: 39 1/2"; Top Depth: 20 3/8”
Case Width: 39"; Case Depth: 19 1/4”


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Virginia William & Mary Blanket Chest

Shenandoah Valley.  Circa 1730.  The walnut chest, in original finish, is Germanic in appearance and construction details.  The case is constructed with very large exposed dovetails; the base molding is applied with wooden pegs; and the original lock is Germanic.  The feet are original; each is beautifully turned with 2 decorative scratch rings around the largest portion of the ball foot.  The lower portion of the chest has 2 dovetailed, lipped drawers featuring a thumbnail edge.   The 2 board top has a thumbnail edge and battens at each end.  The blacksmith made strap hinges, applied with rivets, are early replacements, circa 1780.  The profile of the original, off-set butterfly hinges, are visible.  The interior features a till with lid over 2 dovetailed drawers.  Rose-head nails secure the bottom as well as the interior bottom to the chest.  The escutcheon and brasses are original.  The bottom, back, drawer bottom/sides/back, and till are poplar.  The sides, bottom, and back of small interior drawers are hard yellow pine.

Height: 25 1/2 ”; Width: 47 1/2”; Depth 22"


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18th Century English Oak Chest

England. Circa 1780.  2/3 drawer oak chest.  Dovetailed case with original bracket feet.  Single board sides. Full depth dust boards of pine.  Foot blocking and some glue blocks replaced.  1 back foot return replaced.  Two board top with molded edge.  Graduated molded and lipped drawers are dovetailed with oak secondary.  .  Some drawer lip repair Drawer bottoms run front to back. All escutcheons as well as pulls on small drawers original.  Replaced brasses on 3 bottom drawers. 3 original locks/ 2 missing.   Original horizontal backboards with some pest damage and attached with rose-head nails. Fabulous small size and wonderful mellowed brown finish.

 Height: 32"; Top Width: 33 1/2"; Top Depth: 17”

Case Width: 32"; Case Depth: 16 1/4”


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Pennsylvania Walnut Bucket Bench

Early 19th Century. Walnut. Dovetailed and wedged construction. Shelves are mortised through the sides and wedged. Cut nails. Boot jack ends.

Height: 36 3/4"; Width: 48"; Depth: 13 3/4"


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