457: FINE VIRGINIA FEDERAL WALNUT FLAT-FRONT CUPBOARD,
FINE VIRGINIA FEDERAL WALNUT FLAT-FRONT CUPBOARD, the cove molded cornice above two tall eight-pane doors, a narrow low waist molding, two half length drawers with applied cock beading, one being divided, and two low fielded panel doors, raised on an applied base with cut-out bracket feet. The interior with three scratch-bead edge walnut shelves, original glass, beaded backboards, and retaining its original light red wash. The exterior retains an outstanding and untouched dry surface. Yellow pine and walnut secondary woods, original brass knobs, full dust boards. Early 19th century. 89" h, 49" w, 17 1/2" d.
Note: Collected in the northern Shenandoah Valley. A closely related example descended in the Yancy family of Rockingham Co.
Excellent original condition, breaks and some losses to end cornice returns, lacking end waist moldings, separation and small loss at lower rear of proper right end