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Decorated Chest (SOLD)

Decorated Chest (SOLD)

 For “CM” (prob. Christina Mattice, b. 1805)

A closely related chest for Margaret Mattice, Christina’s cousin, also dated “1824”, is illustrated in The Magazine Antiques, May 1985, “New York-German Painted Chests”, p. 1160.

aSchoharie Chest_Detail after conservation aSchoharie Chest_after conservation

~ ITEM DETAILS ~

Dimensions: Ht. 20 ½”, W. 43”, D. 18”
Date / Circa: Dated “1824”
Maker / Origin: Schoharie County, NY
Medium: Pine with original polychrome decoration on blue ground.

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