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Prickett, C.L. - Outstanding Penn. Paint Decorated Blanket Chest
Decorated furniture: Blanket chest attributed to the Leiby School of decoration having a lid and case painted with bold salmon and black swirls, above a stepped base with three drawers with similar vertical feathering and ebonized trim, retaining its original oval brasses, all on tall ogee bracket feet. Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, circa 1815
Price Realized: 7,475.00 OUTSTANDING PENNSYLVANIA PAINT-DECORATED PINE DIMINUTIVE BLANKET CHEST, a fine example of desirable design, condition, and size, the rectangular hinged lid with applied moldings to edges over a dovetailed case above a base with applied edge molding raised on turned bun-like feet. Featuring original dry green- and yellow-painted decoration against a salmon-painted background. Discovered in Maryland. Circa 1830. 25" H, 30 3/4" W, 18 3/4" D.