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A BROWN AND YELLOW GRAIN-PAINTED BLANKET CHEST
A BROWN AND YELLOW GRAIN-PAINTED BLANKET CHEST

HUDSON RIVER VALLEY, LATE 18TH-EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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A BROWN AND YELLOW GRAIN-PAINTED BLANKET CHEST
Hudson River Valley, late 18th-early 19th century
The brown painted rectangular lid lifting to reveal an open interior fitted with a till above a rectangular case decorated with yellow grain-painted panels, on molded base
17½in. high, 50in. wide, 20¼in. deep

Lot Essay

For a similar example of a grain-painted chest with imitation painted panels see Roderic H. Blackburn et al. Remembrance of Patria: Dutch Arts and Culture in Colonial America 1609-1776 (New York, 1988), dig. 291.
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