ATTRIBUTED TO JOSEPH LONG LEHN (1798-1892), ELIZABETH TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1890
A MINIATURE PAINTED PINE BLANKET CHEST
Attributed to Joseph Long Lehn (1798-1892), Elizabeth Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, circa 1890
The projecting rectangular top, lifting to an open compartment above a conforming case over a molded base, on turned feet, decorated with floral decals and landscapes on each side, on a maroon ground
5½in. high, 8½in. wide, 5¼in. deep
Sold in these rooms, 1 October, 1988, lot 225
For a discussion of Joseph Lehn's work and his "decalomania" see Beatrice B. Garvan, The Pennsylvania German Collection, The Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, 1986), p. 362.