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Mahantongo Chest of Drawers Dated “1830”

Mahantongo Chest of Drawers Dated “1830”

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Dimensions: Ht. 49 ¼”, W. 43 ½”, D. 22 ½”
Date / Circa: Dated "1830" across center front of top
Maker / Origin: Attributed to Johannes Mayer (1794-1883) with painted decoration attributed to Reverend Isaac Stiehly (1800-1869) Mahantongo Valley, Northumberland or Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Medium: Poplar and pine with the original painted and polychrome-decorated surface
Miscellaneous: Provenance: Butterfields Auction Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, c. 1990; David Schorsch; Private Virginia collector; Dittmar Collection, Colts Neck, NJ

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