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Pennsylvania Dower Chest

Pennsylvania Dower Chest

Inscribed for “Hanna Eister 1780”. Poplar with the original polychrome decorated finish. Original brass and iron hardware.

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~ ITEM DETAILS ~

Dimensions: Ht. 27”, W. 48 ½”, D. 23”
Date / Circa: c. 1780
Maker / Origin: Lehigh Co., PA
Medium: Poplar with the original polychrome decorated finish. Original brass and iron hardware.
Miscellaneous: Provenance: Edgar & Charlotte Sittig; Dr. and Mrs. Donald Shelley.

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