A very early and classical Shaker bracket base blanket chest. Having a hinged lift lid with breadboard ends above a finely dovetailed box fitted with a unique stepped double till, all standing on an applied, finely dovetailed bracket base. Pine retaining an old or original deep red painted surface. The Iron carrying handles are a common 19th Century Shaker addition.
Illustrated; The Encyclopedia of Shaker Furniture, Rieman & Burk, page 241, plate 340.
Provenance; The Pioneer Collections of Faith and Edward Deming Andrews, and Drs. J. J. Gerald and Miriam McCue.
|Dealer||John Keith Russell Antiques, Inc.|
|Origin||New Lebanon Bishopric, (Watervliet, New York).|
|Measurements||H. 24 1/4", w. 45 3/8", d. 18".|
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|Contact||John K Russell, 914-763-8144, cell 914 469 3644 or JKR@JKRAntiques.com|