Paint Decorated Blanket Chest


Federal paint decorated blanket chest. The chest sports its original paint decoration having an excellent and unusual design on the front, lid and two sides, with the initials “JCB” on the front panel. It is in excellent condition. Circa 1820, attributed to the Matteson Family of South Shaftsbury, VT.

Provenance: Hindman Auctions, 10/15/2019, lot 552, ex-collection of Michael and Janice Doniger, Chicago, IL, Jeffrey Tillou Antiques, Litchfield, CT.

Dimensions: 48” wide x 18¼” deep x 19¼” high.

Item No. 220124

Price: $1,075.

Sale Price: $775. (Firm)

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