1829 Penn. Decorated Dower Chest - Lot #: 105

dovetailed case in white pine in original polychrome painted finish. Red ground with overlapping and hanging cove molded top in red, black and yellow paint, over front painted with central rectangular panel with "D" ends in which are painted pair of love birds perched on branching tulip bush with "S.R/S.R" below, over "1829", surmounted by bird/eagle in flight clutching sheath of wheat in talons, flanked by second perching bird in tulips, over matching bird/eagle in flight with black and yellow painted geometric surrounds. Red painted ends, scroll cut dovetailed bracket base in black; 51 x 24.5 x 27.75" high; with original wrought iron lock and hinges, all surfaces in fine old untouched patina.
Condition: Paint circa 95%, else Fine
Estimate: $2000 - $3000