46: Pennsylvania, Probably Dauphin County, Painted B
Pennsylvania, probably Dauphin County, painted blanket chest, ca. 1795, the ends decorated with floret and tulip stenciled ovals, the front with similarly decorated panels with central red and green stars flanking a stylized heart, all on an intricately stenciled ground, the interior is fitted with a till and serpentine wrought iron hinges, 22 1/2'' h., 51'' w., 23'' d. Provenance: Elwood Heller Auction, Lebanon, New Jersey.
Very little decoration left on lid. Repaired break to rear foot. Lock is present but not attached.