Early paint decorated blanket chest. The chest sports a wonderfully graphic decoration in burnt red, yellowish green and brown paint on a yellow ground. It is paint decorated on all four sides as well as the lid, although the paint on the lid is worn, as might be expected from usage. The snipe hinges are original. 18th century, Massachusetts origin.
Dimensions: 45½” long x 18½” high x 20½” deep
Item No. 200080