CONSTRUCTION: The door of this cupboard is well constructed with indented corners at the top of the raised panel. The molding that surrounds the panel is cut of the rails and stiles, with the exception of the indented corners which are carved and glued separately. Similar door construction appears on pieces by Peter Scott of Williamsburg. Scott’s pieces, however, differ in that each insert is formed with two pieces mitered together. Variations of this technique appear in furniture from northeast North Carolina as well as Britain. Cupboards of this type are often meant to rest on a chair rail.