NEW ENGLAND RED-PAINTED PINE BLANKET / MULE CHEST, the hinged rectangular lid over a conforming case with well above two full thumb-molded drawers, the top example fitted with likely original engraved "bat-wing" brasses (lower examples later replacements), raised on an applied cut-out bracket foot with spurred profile. Original cotter-pin hinges. Early red-painted surface. Late 18th century. 40" H, 47" W, 20 1/2" D.
Good condition overall with repairs to rear feet. Brasses on lower drawer later replacements.