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Paint-decorated Dower Chest "Noah Mali," Sugar Creek Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, 1846, the molded lift top above a well with till, overall painted red, the top painted with rectangular reserves, the facade lettered in yellow "Noah Mali" and dated 1846, above a rectangular reserve painted with a scene of a red-roofed two-story house, and flanking floral reserves, on molded and shaped black-painted bracket base, ht. 22 1/2, wd. 41 1/4, dp. 19 1/4 in.
Provenance: Bill Candel/Kelly Kinzle.
Literature: An image of this chest is used as the frontispiece illustration for Ohio Furniture Makers 1790 to 1860, by Jane Sikes and Edward M. Hageman, 1989.
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