AMERICAN, PROBABLY NEW ENGLAND, PAINT DECORATED PINE CHEST, the hinged rectangular lid over a dovetailed case concealing interior with lidded till. Retains likely original cast-iron handles and paint-decorated surface featuring yellow stars against a blue ground. Second quarter 19th century. 16 1/4" H, 37 5/8" W, 15 1/4" D. Provenance: From a Northern Virginia private collection.
Repairs to hinges and to lid. Wear to painted surface. Lacking applied base.