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Sun, Apr 11, 2021 10:00AM EDT
Lot 567

Fine Paint-Decorated Dower Chest - 1783

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Fine early paint decorated dower chest with original paint. Inspected under UV light. Dated 1783. Probably Southern. Excellent as-found condition. interior till lid is partially missing.Remnants of partial later foot blocking campaign. Escutcheon an old replacement. Minor losses and imperfections. L 49-1/2" H 21-1/4" D 23". Please refer to this link for high-res images. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/gqiidh6ds8fk8jw/AADrngASjYFQsOikp9kXFbn5a?dl=0