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Property from the Brooklyn Museum | March 20, 2024

Wed, Mar 20, 2024 10:00AM EDT
Lot 98

American Chippendale Dovetailed Lift Top Blanket Chest

Estimate: $50 - $250

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

probably Pennsylvania, 18th/19th century, poplar and oak with reddish stained surface, dovetailed construction, original bracket feet, 22 x 48 x 17-1/2 in.

Provenance: Gift of Catherine C. Tilton, Brooklyn, NY, 1964; Property from the Brooklyn Museum

Condition

surface abrasions and wear, lacking interior till, lacking an escutcheon, bumps and wear to feet with some later nailing and some minor losses, warping to lid, later casters, sits unevenly

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Gift of Catherine C. Tilton, Brooklyn, NY, 1964; Property from the Brooklyn Museum