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Painted and Paint-decorated Poplar Blanket Chest over Three Drawers

Auction:
3307M
Lot:
758
Sold for:
$27,060$22,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3307M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 03, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Painted and Paint-decorated Poplar Blanket Chest over Three Drawers, Attributed the Long Family Ada, Hardin County, Ohio, c. 1830, the molded hinged lid opens to a well with till, the orange-grained case with molded recessed panels with pots of tulips and stars on a green ground and drawers below with vinegar putty-painted design, the ends with recessed vinegar-grained brown panels, all on turned bulbous feet, ht. 30, wd. 45 3/4, dp. 21 in.

Literature: A related chest was sold at Sotheby's in the American Folk Art Collection of Don and Faye Walters, as Lot 74. Another example is illustrated in Monroe Fabian, The Pennsylvania-German Decorated Chest, p. 104, pl. 43.
The property of August (Gus) Knapp
Estimate $8,000-12,000


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