05-21-2016 05-21-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Off Premises MA
2897M
May 21, 2016 10:00AMCalender
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Red-painted and Decorated Six-board Blanket Chest

$6,500$6,500
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2897M Location: Off Premises Date / Time: May 21, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Red-painted and Decorated Six-board Blanket Chest, Guilford, Connecticut, c. 1710, nailed construction, the lid with notched ends, the front with remnants of white-painted decoration and initials "NS," the ends with demilune cutouts centering a heart pendant, ht. 27, wd. 48, dp. 19 in.

Provenance: Descended in the Dudley family of Guilford, Connecticut.
Estimate $6,000-8,000


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