Chippendale Blanket Chest

Chippendale Blanket Chest
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Chippendale Blanket Chest

 

New England, probably New Hampshire, ca. 1775-1785.
Pine, chestnut drawer bottoms
Having a lift top with a molded edge opening to a storage compartment above two long drawers supported by a bracket base.  The multi-color sponge paint decoration to the case dates around 1830 and is in a fine state of preservation.
Condition:  The case is in excellent condition, wooden pulls appear to be 19th century, minor losses of paint mostly on the lid.
Dimensions: 
39 1/2"h x 42"w x 16 1/2"d
Item ID: F-PF-BC 222