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An Exceptional Decorated Blanket Chest

An Exceptional Decorated Blanket Chest

Sponged Chest - May 2018

This blanket chest is distinguished by its tall and defined black cut-out bracket feet and molding and strong sponge-painted finish.  The interior is fitted with a till and drawer and original iron butt hinges.


Dimensions: Ht. 25 3/4", W. 49 1/2", D. 21"
Date / Circa: c. 1830
Maker / Origin: Southeastern Pennsylvania
Medium: Pine retaining the original yellow and ochre sponge-painted finish
Miscellaneous: excellent condition
Price: $2,800

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