These solid cherry 2-piece cabinets are referred to as a Dutch cupboard and were extremely popular in Pennsylvania. The cabinet has many fine original features. The cornice sets above 2 doors with their original 6 panels of glass. Notice the delicate reeding on either side of the doors above and below. The brass door hardware appears to be later period appropriate replacements. Inside are 3 painted shelves having plate grooves and original cut out spoon holders. Below are two small hand dovetailed candle drawers and a pie shelf between them. The base has 2 hand dovetailed drawers above w paneled doors. The doors retain their original lock. Inside is a single shelf. The Dutch cupboard rests on its original bracket feet. There is some expected wear and stains on the top of the base cabinet which only adds to its appeal and charm. The finish is in excellent condition having a rich color and very desirable patina. The size and design makes this cabinet suitable for a variety of uses such as holding and serving china in the dining room or storing books or a collection in the living room or library. What a fine example of an early Pennsylvania Dutch cupboard. 85"h X 57"w X 20.5"d, Condition: Excellent, Circa: 1810-1840's.
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