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Paint-decorated Pine Dower Chest

Auction:
2431
Lot:
577
Sold for:
$15,405$13,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Paint-decorated Pine Dower Chest, John Seltzer, Jonestown, Dauphin County (now Lebanon County), Pennsylvania, 1794 the facade with thre tombstone panels, the center panel with an arrangement of flowers issuing from a goblet, flanked by urns, one of which is signed "John Seltzer 1794," original surface, (imperfections), ht. 22 1/2, wd. 50, dp. 21 3/4 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

top worn, and with pait loss due to moistrure damage; abrasions to base and edge of top; facade in good condition.

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John Seltzer, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, Jonestown

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