Harrison County, Virginia
(now Marion County, West Virginia)
Walnut, poplar
Circa 1800
H: 88; W: 50; D: 29”

One-piece cupboard attributed to the Shinn family shop in Shinnston, WV.
The applied cornice stands above a frieze with very distinctive applied reeding and barbershop inlay below.

The Shinns’ imaginative use of inlay is particularly evident in the decoration on the stiles with vine and berry and descending circles and further elaborations.

Documented by MESDA S-20987.


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