Rare and Unusual Paint-Decorated Blanket Chest

New England, ca. 1820-1830.
White pine
Having a thumb-molded top opening to a well interior with a till, the conforming case
with an applied base molding is supported by shaped boot jack ends. The piece is complemented with a rare and unusual free hand-painted decoration of lozenges and dots on a salmon ground color.
Condition: Excellent untouched condition with original paint decoration.
Provenance: Collection of Jill and Mickey Baten; David Schorsch, Woodbury, Connecticut.

Dealer Jeffrey Tillou Antiques
Date: ca. 1820-1830
Origin New England
Measurements 25" h x 40" w x 20" d
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website http://www.tillouantiques.com
Price 14,500
Contact Jeffrey Tillou, 860-567-9693 or  jeffrey@tillouantiques.com

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