C. 1840 American sugar chest found in Louisiana. Made of cherry as primary wood and poplar secondary wood. Has a hand dovetailed case and drawer. Has turned legs in the typical form of the late federal period. The scattered powder post beetle evidence does not compromise the structure of the piece. Older finish and top broken off then reattached. Lock missing. Overall good condition. Measures 38”wide x 36”high x 19”deep.