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Pennsylvania-German Decorated Chest (SOLD)

Pennsylvania-German Decorated Chest (SOLD)

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Inscribed in center panel “1794 mates daubinn [?]”, possibly for Matthew Daub, and initialed on lid, “hr” and “bm”.  An unusual and extraordinary example.


Dimensions: Ht. 23”, W. 49 ½”, D. 22 ¼”
Date / Circa: c. 1794
Maker / Origin: Southeastern Pennsylvania
Medium: Pine retaining the original white-painted and profusely polychrome-decorated finish

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