Lot 770: Paint Decorated European Dower Chest
January 29, 2012
Radford, VA, USALive Auction
Paint Decorated European Dower Chest
Dated 1833. Six board construction. Two square panels on top with floral centers surrounded by white and black pinstriping, with a mustard and red strip. Similar rectangular panels in front; one signed KTH, other with date. Paint decoration on a blue field with red highlights on molding. Blacksmith made hinges and a lidded till. Includes the old lock, unattached. Feet reduced. Paint wear commensurate with age. 22" x 45 1/2" x 25". McGee Estate.