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November 19, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Paint-decorated Blanket Chest

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961BLocation: BostonDate / Time: November 19, 2016 10:00AM


Paint-decorated Blanket Chest, Centre County, Pennsylvania, early 19th century, the molded hinged top opens to a well with till, the dovetailed box on flaring French feet, original decoration of overall salmon paint, the top with yellow-painted flowering vines, the front panel painted with the date "1825" with a symmetrical arrangement of geometric rosettes flanked by tulips with additional tulips emanating from urns, bordered by stylized petals, beaded and crosshatched painted lower edge on black-painted flaring feet, (imperfections),ht. 25 3/4, wd. 48, dp. 21 in.

Note: The edge of the till lid is marked "AMY" in three places.
The Collection of Dr. Howard P. Diamond.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Considerable paint wear to top. Old repair to front right foot.

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