03-04-2017 03-04-2017
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2985B Boston
March 4, 2017 10:00 AMCalender
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Paint-decorated Poplar Dower Chest

 
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2985B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Paint-decorated Poplar Dower Chest, Pennsylvania, c. 1811, molded lift top on a dovetail-constructed box, lettered "SARA.1811.JAECKELIN" in red flanked by tulip blossoms, above putty-painted panels in mustard yellow, tan, and green, all bordered by red striping, with applied mid-molding and two half-drawers on ogee bracket feet, (minor imperfections), ht. 27, wd. 52, dp. 22 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

paint wear to top, left bracket facing cracked.


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