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May 21, 2016 10:00AMCalender

Paint-decorated Blanket Chest over Two Drawers

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2897M Location: Off Premises Date / Time: May 21, 2016 10:00AM


Paint-decorated Blanket Chest over Two Drawers, Guilford, Connecticut, c. 1700, molded lift top above a large fielded panel and two single arched moldings separating the drawers, the panels repeated on the sides with turned turnip frontal feet and rectangular stile rear feet, original surface, brasses are old replacements, ht. 44, wd. 41, dp. 18 in.

Provenance: Pam Boynton, 1979. Descended in the Stone family of Guilford, Connecticut.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Surface scratches and wear, feet are original but have been turned 180 degrees, brasses old, but not original, original surface.

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Pam Boynton