Shaker Grain Painted Two-Drawer Blanket Chest
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Shaker Grain Painted Two-Drawer Blanket Chest, New Lebanon, New York, 1830-40, the hinged rectangular breadboard top lifts over the nail-constructed well and two long scratchbeaded drawers on tapering cutout feet, all-over later grain paint to simulate exotic wood, old replaced pulls, (surface imperfections), ht. 36, wd. 40 1/2, dp. 18 1/2 in. Literature: For a similar object with the same construction features, see THE COMPLETE BOOK OF SHAKER FURNITURE, Timothy Rieman and Jean Burks, fig. 62, pg. 140.