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China Press

​Two-piece walnut china press, secondary wood yellow pine; 2 glass doors of 8 panes each. 4 locks with brass escutcheons; 2 drawers with Hepplewhite oval brass pulls with bail handle; and pair flat paneled doors in lower section. Especially well designed ogee bracket feet with scrolls, etc. Unusual in regional furniture. Deep bold cove cornice at top. Tall piece like much Southern furniture of this period. Said to have come to the Hinsdale family from the Lanes.

Object number: 1971.1.1

Dimensions: 7’ 7-1/2” tall x 18” deep x 46 1/2” wide

Estimated age circa 1770.



What visitors say

Visiting the Joel Lane House was like going back in time.  Thank you so much for showing us the house of Joel Lane.  Its interesting to see how the founder of Wake County lived.

Kayla