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Americana & International - Session One

Thu, Jan 13, 2022 06:00PM EST
Lot 1

Berks County Pennsylvania painted pine dower chest

Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000

Bid Increments

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$500 $50
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$500,000 $50,000

Berks County Pennsylvania painted pine dower chest, dated 1806, retaining its original lid decoration and a number of added features like spread winged eagles, birds, and roosters, 25 1/4" h., 49 1/4" w. An especially fine example of this style of chest remains in a remarkable state of preservation. Provenance: The Collection of Jack and Mary Louise Krumrine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Condition

Overall very good condition with minor wear. Lacking lock and till lid. Loss to side foot facing. Original decoration. Bottom board cracked.

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