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Diminutive Paint-decorated Pine Blanket Chest

Auction:
3278M
Lot:
923
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3278M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Diminutive Paint-decorated Pine Blanket Chest, New England, early 19th century, the top with applied molded edge opens to a well with till, and nail-constructed box with demilune cutout ends, old painted surface with simulated crossbanding surrounding black and red swirls on an ochre ground, (imperfections and minor repairs), ht. 21 1/2, wd. 38 1/4, dp. 16 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

paint wear to edges, shrinkage crack in top, hinges changed, old repaired breaks near hinges at back edge of top.


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