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The Estate of Peter H. Tillou | Day 1

Thu, Sep 29, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 28

Scandinavian Folk Art Paint Decorated Five Drawer Chest

Estimate: $1,000 - $3,000

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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


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