• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 67

    A Chippendale Paint-Decorated Poplar Dower Chest

    BERKS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A Chippendale Paint-Decorated Poplar Dower Chest
    Berks County, Pennsylvania, circa 1790
    21 in. high, 45 in. wide, 24 in. deep


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    For a similar chest from Berks County with these decorative details see the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (Beatrice B. Garvan, The Pennsylvania German Collection (Philadelphia, 1982), fig. 3, p. 19).

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    Provenance

    Joe Kindig, Jr. & Son, York, Pennsylvania, 1980


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection