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Late 18th-early 19th century poplar PA dovetailed dower chest with original paint decoration

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Start price: $300

Estimated price: $1,000 - $1,500

Buyer's premium: 15%

Sales Tax: On buyer's premium only

Late 18th-early 19th century poplar PA dovetailed dower chest with original paint decoration attributed to Lebanon County, PA, decoration includes rows of red and blue diamonds on white with other green, brown, and polka-dot decoration, has 3 dovetailed drawers, original iron strap hinges on lid, has original bear trap lock (loose), interior till, ogee bracket base, original brasses, 26"T x 54"L x 23", Provenance the late Dr. George Compton, Tipton, Indiana

Condition: White paint on drawer lips has been touched up, wear consistent with age & use