C. L. PRICKETT

Fine Authenticated American Antiques

 

 

Rare Pennsylvania Blanket Chest decorated by the "Deep Run Decorator"

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Rare Pennsylvania Blanket Chest decorated by the “Deep Run Decorator” retaining its original salmon paint with yellow moldings and decorated with a sechstern on the lid, tulips on each end and cat’s eyes on the front, a lift lid concealing a hinged til, two overlapping drawers below and turned feet.

All original.  Paint faded and lacks its original Sandwich glass knobs.

Bedminster, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, circa 1830.

Width 38 1/2”, depth 19 7/8”, height 26”.

Provenance:  The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Literature:  This chest is pictured in Folk Art In America, A Living Tradition, page 88.

 

 

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