Lebanon county, Pennsylvania, United States ca. 1780–1800
25 3/4 x 51 x 23 in.
Sack catalogue description: Painted dower chest, retaining the original painted decoration of twin arches with flower pot, tulip and star decoration in cream background on front, sides and top; the panels are in a drab green background and there is no retouching, ogee bracket feet, original strap hinges and till; school of Christian Seltzer (Selzer). ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 1831, pl. P5167.
Painted dower or bridal chest
Decoration and ornament--Mannerist style Furniture--United States
chests (case furniture) (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, October 1981 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.