Painted Blanket Chest
York, Pennsylvania, ca. 1820
Pine, polychrome paint decorated
Condition: Fine condition. Retaining all of the original paint decoration, bottom molding restored. Customary wear to lid. Minor losses.
Provenance: Private Collection, New Jersey
In a desirable small size, this painted blanket chest is identified as from the York, Pennsylvania area based on the intricate painted semi-circular and pinwheel design patterns. This piece is further enhanced with the depiction of two love birds on the front panel painted in red and yellow swirl decoration. The chest is supported by turned ball feet
Dimensions: 21 3/4" h., 41 3/4" w.
Item ID: F-PF-BC 239