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Sat, Oct 3, 2015 09:00AM EDT - Sun, Oct 4, 2015 09:00AM EDT
Lot 303

Mahantongo Valley, Pennsylvania painted pine blanket chest, dated 1829, for Andreas Braun

Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000

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Mahantongo Valley, Pennsylvania painted pine blanket chest, dated 1829, for Andreas Braun, retaining its original red and black stippled surface, the front adorned with exotic birds perched on potted tulips, 30'' h., 46 1/2'' w. Illustrated in Henry Reed Decorated Furniture of the Mahantongo Valley, fig 43. Provenance: Private collection, Berks County, Pennsylvania. Losses to feet. Original hardware. Till lid broken. Some of the decoration is alligatored.