39 West Street Litchfield, CT 08759 , United States Call Seller 860.567.9693


Rare and Unusual Paint-Decorated Blanket Chest

$ 14,500
  • Description
    Having a thumb-molded top opening to a well interior with a till, the conforming case with an applied base molding is supported by shaped boot jack ends. The piece is complemented with a rare and unusual free hand-painted decoration of lozenges and dots on a salmon ground color.

    Provenance: Collection of Jill and Mickey Baten; David Schorsch, Woodbury, Connecticut.
  • More Information
    Origin: United States
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: White pine.
    Condition: Excellent. Excellent untouched condition with original paint decoration.
    Creation Date: New England, ca. 1820-1830.
    Styles / Movements: Folk Art, Americana, Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: F-PF-BC 232
    Incollect Reference #: 122723
  • Dimensions
    W. 40.5 in; H. 25 in; D. 20 in;
    W. 102.87 cm; H. 63.5 cm; D. 50.8 cm;
Message from Seller:

Jeffrey Tillou Antiques was established in 1992. The three story historic building located “on the green” in Litchfield, features an extensive inventory of Americana from the 18th and early 19th centuries. Here you will find an extraordinary collection of furniture, folk art, weathervanes, sculpture, Oriental carpets, and related decorative pieces as well as distinctive European furniture and original works of art.

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