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Lot 731

Berks County, Pennsylvania painted poplar dower chest, dated 1786, inscribed Christinna Linnen

Estimate: $10,000 - $12,000

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Berks County, Pennsylvania painted poplar dower chest, dated 1786, inscribed Christinna Linnen, retaining its original tulips and pinwheel flowers, with heart corners on a sponge decorated ochre ground, 23'' h., 47 1/2'' w. Provenance: Private Lancaster County, Pennsylvania collection.

Condition

Two screw holes to front edge of lid. Lacking lock grab and escutcheon. Old break to side foot molding.