AMERICAN, PROBABLY PENNSYLVANIA, PAINT-DECORATED PINE AND POPLAR CHILD'S BLANKET CHEST, post-and-panel construction, the hinged rectangular lid with simple applied edge molding over a case with framed panels, all raised on small turned feet formed from the stiles. Stenciled to interior "Belonging to Zeremiah Zettle / Dec. 24th / A.D. 1880". Early, possibly original, paint-decorated surface. Possibly Gregg Township, Centre Co., PA. Circa 1880. 22 1/4" H, 37" W, 18" D. Provenance: From a private Loudoun Co., VA collection.
Good condition overall with areas of wear to paint-decorated surface.