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Alabama chest, butternut, yellow pine, c1840, original graining

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Circa mid 19th century Alabama chest, butternut, yellow pine secondary wood, original/untouched darkened surface, has “squiggle” surface indicating decorated finish with mustard base and red "grain", reeding and heart carving on top accessory drawers, four drawers on main body, mortise, tenon and pinned construction, square nail attached lap joint backboards.

44" wide, 48" tall, 19" deep.
Condition - fine rare untouched original darkened surface with original decorated finsh below, missing one molding on left side under top edge, four original upper drawer pulls, two larger original large drawer pulls.       271

- Ezra Plumb (b-d), CT, NC, AL.

- Possibly made by Brooklyn, AL house builder, Ezra Plumb, from CT/NC. Ezra Plumb's tool chest is in McMillan Museum, Alabama Room, Brewton, AL. Ezra Plumb built 1- Col Kelly home/Pine Apple. 2- A large house built near JayVilla/Evergreen, possibly Jay Villa, 3- Asa Johnston house/Brooklyn among others across central and south Alabama.
- Asa Johnston/1842, house has grained rosewood and flame mahogany with ebonized trim, woods-butternut and y pine, compare door/drawer molds and crown molding. House is shown in book, “Silent in the Land”, Robert Gamble, Alabama Historical Society, pgs 136/7

Alabama chest, butternut, yellow pine, c1840, original graining

SKU: 271
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