Mahantongo Chest of Drawers Dated ‘1830’

 

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Attributed to Johannes Mayer (1794-1883) with painted decoration attributed to Reverend Isaac Stiehly (1800-1869) Mahantongo Valley, Northumberland or Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Dated "1830" across center front of top

Poplar and pine with the original painted and polychrome-decorated surface

Ht. 49 ¼”, W. 43 ½”, D. 22 ½”

Provenance: Butterfields Auction Gallery, San Francisco, CA, c. 1990; David Schorsch; Private Virginia collector; Dittmar Collection, Colts Neck, NJ

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