Important Somerset County, Pennsylvania painted pine chest of drawers, dated 1871, inscribed by the maker John Sala and initialed LC, for Lydia Custer, 58" x 38". The chest, probably made by John Jr. and Joseph Sala was likely commissioned on the occasion of Lydia's marriage to Jonathan Yoder in 1872. Illustrated in Muller, Charles Soap Hollow The Furniture and its Makers, pg. 74. Provenance: descended in the family; Sold at auction near Harrisonville, Pennsylvania, May 29th, 1989; Collection of Joseph and Janet Shein, Merion, Pennsylvania; Olde Hope Antiques.