Paint Decorated Blanket Chest, Original Surface, Outstanding
The height of fancy paint
The molded top with tapered side-cleats above deep well on magnificently shaped cyma-curved legs centering conjoined double-lobe drop pendant; side feat with ogee profile. The wild, brown vinegar painted, rag/putty rolled ornamentation against yellow ground is neatly ordered. Fine condition; bright paint with great patina. (H: 25"; W: 41.5"; D: 17.5")
Sea Chest, Original Blue Paint, Small Size
White pine, rose head nails
Rectangular lid retaining molded cleats and iron strap hinges; the case is of lap-construction and features an applied base molding.
(Dimensions: 32.5" W; 14.5" H; 15 1/8" D.)
Blanket Chest, Fancy Painted
First quarter, 19th century
Superb form and construction
The lid with bold applied molding hung from original shaped strap hinges above the dovetailed case with horizontal applied molding centered by two short drawers having overhanging thumb-molded edges and original brasses. The drawers are flanked by fluted panels. The dry bittersweet paint is original and has slightly darker subtle flourishes; and remains in fine original condition with good patina. The case raised on turned feet. (W: 49.75"; H: 26"; D: 23".)
Blanket Chest, Ball Foot, Old Red Paint, Black Molding
Circa 1710 to 1730 - SOLD
The lift top with applied molding above deep-well above two working long drawers; the case with applied double-bead molding raised on molded base resting on ball feet retaining full pads. (Height: 37.5 inches; width: 38 inches; depth: 19 inches)
274-118 - SOLD
Blanket Chest, Original Paint and Painted Decoration
Circa 1830 to 40
White pine and poplar, original brasses - SOLD
Unusual and possibly unique decorated lift-top blanket chest above two-drawers constructed. The rectangular top with turret front-corners on conforming case with turned front stiles centering the deep well above a pair of short side-by-side drawers retaining original brasses; raised on tall delicate turned legs featuring delicate tapered spike feet. The height of this piece and its unusual width make it suitable for use as a server, a very difficult object to find in American painted furniture. (Ht. 36"; W. 48"; D. 19".)
201-257 - SOLD
Blanket Chest, Paint Decorated, Lift-Top, Two-drawers
New England, Early 19th Century
Maple, chestnut and pine
Excellent original paint and condition; brasses appropriately replaced in original borings. (Height: 45.75 inches; width: 40.25 inches; depth: 19 inches.)
Queen Anne Blanket Chest
In old surface...
Second-Half 18th Century
The lift-lid with applied molding retain original snipe hinges and opens to expose the deep well...three graduated thumb-molded false drawers above to similar working long drawers raised on molded base with center drop and outstanding tall ogee bracket feet. Minor lip imperfection; old brasses are not original.
(Height: 46.75 inches; width: 38.75 inches; depth: 18.5 inches.)
19th Century - SOLD
The lid hung on iron butt-hinges above conforming dovetail constructed case.
Height: 15.5 inches; width: 42.25 inches; depth: 14.75 inches.
714-3 - SOLD
Painted Blanket Chest
The rectangular lid with applied molding above deep well and two long drawers raised on tall shapely bootjack ends...the front joined by elegant drapery-like valenced bottom rail with half-round drop at center. Wide brush strokes of black paint within arched borders against field of red decorate the front; sides and lid with similar decoration. The brasses are replaced with all else fine. (Height: 44.25 inches; width: 42.5 inches; depth: 18.25 inches.)
FINE ORIGINAL CONDITION
Best red paint...
The rectangular lid with molded front edge retains original shaped and molded cleats and snipe-hinges; deep well above single long drawer with molded lip and original brasses raised on superb cutout base with applied molded front bracket. Within the interior is a lidded till above dovetailed drawer; lid is molded as is drawer. Superior attention to detail including double-bead molding of drawer sides; two chamfered backboards, one being 21-inches in height. Beautiful original red paint is full coverage with top having the expected "in-use" losses. Original lock is removed for safety yet remains with the piece. (Height: 38 inches; width: 38 inches; depth: 21 inches.) This chest is less wide at 38-inches than most...a special untouched survivor. One side of till drawer has been slightly reduced to accommodate case shrinkage; ease of movement-all else untouched.)
White PAINTED DECORATED
Poplar - SOLD
Abstract decoration...wide sweeping undulating lines centering large dots done with dry brushstrokes of black against an oyster-white ground. The rectangular lid with applied molding above a conforming case of dovetail construction raised on an applied bracket base also of dovetail construction. The interior is complete with till having a molded edge; original hinges and paint. (Height: 21 inches; width: 38 inches; depth: 17.75 inches.)
475-35 - SOLD
Lift-Top Blanket Chest
Old Red paint
18th century - SOLD
The top with applied cleats above deep well above single long drawer with overhanging molded edges raised on cutout side feet and having applied base molding. Measures 31-inches in height, 38-inches in width and 16.5-inches in depth.
208-32 - SOLD