September 30, 2022 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


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Scandinavian Folk Art Paint Decorated Five Drawer Chest

Continental, 18th century, in fine old paint surface with drapery, birds, flowers, and other motifs on red ground, carved moldings, carved and inset quarter columns, painted case sides, five dovetailed drawers, original bracket feet, pegged backboards, 49-1/2 x 55 x 24 in.

Provenance:The Estate of Peter H. Tillou, Litchfield, Connecticut

Condition:

expected wear to paint surfaces, especially on top, some wear to drawer facings, repair at one drawer lip with area of repaint, quarter round base molding restored, chip and loss at one front foot, separation at one rear foot, other possible foot restorations, bottom three drawers lacking locks

Starting Price: $500
Estimate: $1,000 - $3,000
 

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