Decorated Chest (SOLD)

 For “CM” (prob. Christina Mattice, b. 1805)

A closely related chest for Margaret Mattice, Christina’s cousin, also dated “1824”, is illustrated in The Magazine Antiques, May 1985, “New York-German Painted Chests”, p. 1160.

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Schoharie County, NY

Dated “1824”

Pine with original polychrome decoration on blue ground.

Ht. 20 ½”, W. 43”, D. 18”