Pennsylvania Dower Chest “Centre County”
An Exceptional Example
~ ITEM DETAILS ~Dimensions: H 25 3/4", W 49", D 21"
Date / Circa: c. 1810-1820
Maker / Origin: Centre County, Pennsylvania
Medium: Pine with the original polychrome decorated finish.
Miscellaneous: Provenance; A private Midwest collection. References: For related examples, Sotheby's, November 14, 1981, "The Howard and Jean Lipman Collection of Important Folk Art & Painted Furniture, The Property of the Museum of American Folk Art", Lot #388; Pook & Pook, Inc., April 20-21, 2007, "The Pioneer Americana Collection of Dr. & Mrs. Donald A. Shelly", Lot #744