A Very Rare Painted Blanket Chest
Description:

An exceptional example of the Long Island form, this blanket chest has a molded lid, double sunken panels on the case with an engraved escutcheon and mid-molding over two drawers with brass pulls and engraved escutcheons.  The case rests on a black painted mid molding over two bold ball feet in the front and boot-jack feet in the back. 

Materials and Techniques:

Gum wood painted with red and black varnish.

Condition:

The two brasses and upper escutcheon are replaced.  The feet were screwed in to base at one time.

Origin: Long Island, NY
Date: c. 1740
Dimensions: Width 40.5" | Height 38.5" | Depth 18.5"
Price: SOLD
A Very Rare Painted Blanket Chest
A Very Rare Painted Blanket Chest
A Very Rare Painted Blanket Chest
A Very Rare Painted Blanket Chest