Shaker blue-painted blanket box…the lid with applied molding over the box containing
lidded till box…the whole on molded base raised on bracket feet. Untouched condition.
(Height: 17.5"; depth: 16.75"; width: 39.75")
Material: Northeastern white pine, wrought nails, red paint
Condition: Excellent, scattered thinning to paint on lid; back bracket supports are
Victorian replacements…not base profile.
Additional Information: The slightly overhanging lid featuring chamfered edges retains
original cleats and undisturbed original two-piece pintle pin hinges. The case containing
a lidded till is of simple rabbet and eighteenth century type “T” head nail
construction/joinery. Molded base above finely scalloped skirt as often seen in coastal
Connecticut work; the shouldered lobes are each pierced as are the scrolled foot
returns. Base is full height. Its all about the possibly unique apron/skirts!
Fine joinery…top with molded fielded panels above similarly molded case raised on tall ogee bracket
feet. The case ornamented with applied geometric matchstick molded devices; front panel displays
reeded columns having unique rectangular capitols similar to candle slides. Black, red and yellow
paint; the back is painted…great size for coffee table. (Superb original condition other than
restored backboard hinge rail.
(Height: 21"; width: 33.5"; depth: 16")
Rectangular lid having applied molding over the chest which is raised on a ogee cutout base. We note that a small early 20th century strap lock hasp was affixed to the lid; approximately two-inches of the applied molding was removed to facilitate the strap. The hasp was removed, the small section of molding was replaced and painted to match. A small wedge shape section of wood was professionally replaced at each hinge.
(Height: 24"; length: 41.5"; depth: 18")
Lid with applied molding, interior with nice molded till, dovetailed case, applied base molding; maker had a nice plane. Small piece of tanned leather affixed to top, probably was shipping label. We note a tad of molding loss at proper right side, under lid, doesn't distract. (H: 15.5"; W: 37.25"; D: 17")
The lid with cleats above dovetailed case fitted with lidded till above a pair of short dovetailed drawers, the case resting on molded applied bracket base.
The faux graining done in bold broad brush-strokes, dry surface; very good paint coverage with some thinning to top. The hinge rail is restored and bracket returns are worn smooth. (H: 22"; W: 44"; D: 17.5")
The thin arches, the dentil on the arch, the baluster column, and the half hearts on the corners alternating with tulips are Berks County characteristics; the large compass flower is perhaps unique. The low "C" feet are typical Lebanon County therefore, perhaps Berks County closer to Lebanon County. Only 34.5" wide rather than typical 48 or 50".
The lid with protruding applied molding is above a dovetailed case raised on molded bracket base. The ornamentation is unusual with warp around hearts featuring delicate stemmed tulips; two panels of decoration; robust balusters supporting dentilated and saw-tooth arches surmounting large, bold and unusual compass flowers flanked by tulips within tiny pots. The double panels center yet another small pot of flowers that is surmounted by a compass hex device; end panels are grained with wide brush strokes. The paint is intact but thinning; lid hinges have been moved, base is original; with rear support brackets restored.
A fairly priced diminutive and good looking chest.
(Dimensions: 16.5" H, 34.5" W, 15.5" D.)
A crisp and bright pair of putty-painted six-board chests retaining fine original surface of burnt sienna; rectangular lids with applied beaded molding above deep-well raised on bootjack ends. Superb condition. (Dimensions: 25.25" H, 43.25" W, 18" D.)
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"; width: 38"; depth: 17.75".)
Rectangular lid with applied molding over a conforming case of dovetail joinery, raised on finely molded base resting on original chip-carved shoe feet. The interior fitted with lift-top till; case retains original wrought iron hardware…featuring heart-shaped back plates.
(Width: 40”, depth: 18”, height: 18.5”)
The rectangular lid with applied molding above conforming dovetailed case raised on molded base with turned bell and spike feet. The original pumpkin paint, green trip paint, and stenciling remain in good condition.
Dimensions: 26.25" H, 41.75" W, 19" D.
431-48 - SOLD
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