Specializing in Folk Art and Painted Antiques


Paneled Blanket Chest

Paneled Blanket Chest

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Literature: Fabian, The Pennsylvania-German Decorated Chest (1978), p. 215, fig. 249; Gray and Gonnet, “The Joy of Collecting American Folk Art: Barry Cohen,” House & Garden (June 1982), p. 97; McGee, “Dower Chests,” The Magazine Antiques (June 1985), pp. 50, 99; America Hurrah  and David A. Schorsch, Inc., The Barry Cohen Collection (1990), p. 19; Sotheby’s, New York, January 2002, “The American Folk Art Collection of Sandy and Julie Palley,” lot 838.


Dimensions: Ht. 27”, W. 39”, D. 18 ¾”
Date / Circa: c. 1830
Maker / Origin: Pennsylvania or Ohio
Medium: Poplar and maple with original red-painted and boldly polychrome-decorated finish
Miscellaneous: Provenance: found in Central PA; Gerald Kornblau, NY; Barry Cohen, NY; Grace and Elliott Snyder, MA; Sandy and Julie Palley, PA; New Jersey collector

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