Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture, Paintings and Accessories
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All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1800 item #1463131 (stock #11201)
Charming American Miniature Blanket Chest in chestnut, having a hinged moulded edge top opening to a well, a single lower drawer and raised on straight bracket feet. Note the fine dovetail work on the sides.

American 1780-1800.

Many miniatures are labeled as "salesman's samples" but many were the work of apprentices to show their skills to the master craftsman.

12.5 x 7" x 8.5" tall
(one back foot ended out)

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Early : Pre 1800 item #1214268 (stock #10381)
Rare Chester County Pennsylvania Spice Chest in walnut having a moulded cornice above a raised panel door opening to an arrangement of ten small drawers (one replaced) and raised on straight bracket feet. Secondary woods include: poplar, oak, walnut and beech. There is a faint inscription on one of the bottom drawers. Pennsylvania, circa 1760-80.

Spice boxes or chests were a status symbol in colonial America. Only a household that was well furnished and fairly prosperous had a spice box. ...