11-01-2003 11-01-2003
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2241 Boston
November 1, 2003 11:00 AMCalender
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Painted Cherry Blanket Chest

$9,400$8,000
Auction: Sale #2241 - 2241 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 01, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

Painted Cherry Blanket Chest, attributed to Jeremiah Stahl (b. Sept. 30, 1830-d. May 12, 1907), Soap Hollow, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, 1868, red ground with gold and black decoration, lift-top with molded edge, facade decorated with stenciled basket of fruit, floral, and compass decoration, initialed "S.H." and dated 1868; two split drawers below with wooden pulls and banded with reeded molding and resting on bracket base with gold stenciled eagles and stylized foliage, ht. 23 1/2, wd. 48, dp. 19 in.

Provenance: From the estate of Geneen A. Jacobs of Ludlow Falls, Ohio, to the present owner.

Literature: Pictured on p. 43 of Soap Hollow: The Furniture and Its Makers by Charles R. Muller (The Canal Press, Groveport, Ohio, 2002).
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Keywords

Cherry Blanket Chest, Jeremiah Stahl, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Canal Press, Charles R. Muller, Groveport