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Fall Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 2

Sat, Oct 7, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 341

Tennessee Federal Cherry Secretary Bookcase

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,400

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Middle Tennessee Federal secretary bookcase, two part construction, cherry primary and poplar secondary. The upper section with a flaring ogee molded cornice and dentil molding, above two paneled doors featuring figured panels and enclosing a fitted interior with 4 shelves (two divided). The lower desk section has a slant front lid enclosing an interior with central prospect door over one small drawer, flanked on each side by two vertical drawers and pigeonholes over two short drawers; four graduated dovetailed and cockbeaded drawers with oval brasses, on a base with bracket feet having spur returns. Overall height 94 1/2"H. Top section measures 50 1/4" H x 43" W x 12 1/2" D. Base measures: 44 1/4" H x 38 1/4" W x 22 1/4" D. Circa 1825.


Refinished surface exhibiting some areas of sand marks and sun fading. Feet have been reconstructed of older and new timber. Hinges to slant front lid are old replacements with patch work. Scattered insect tracks on bottom drawer and moulding. Some of the drawer backs have been partially sawed at the upper edge for an unknown reason. Scattered wood shrinkage.

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Bank: Pinnacle Bank
150 Third Avenue South, Suite 900
Nashville, TN 37201
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Knoxville, TN 37909
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The collection of Marlin Phythyon Sanders, Nashville, Tennessee, found in the Lewisburg/Pulaski area.