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German Paint-Decorated Pine Marriage Chest, Dated 1846

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Type Blanket Chest
Materials Pine, Paint-decorated wood
Period Mid-19th Century, Antique
Date Dated 1846
Additional Information Chest is locked, no key. Painted inscription to front in German translates roughly to: “With me there is always the desire, whoever loves me I love too, year 1846.”.
  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless the shipping option is selected, the winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.


- chest is locked, no key; cracks to top, losses to molding, nicks, scratches and abrasions, consistent with age and use.


43.75" W x 18.5" H x 21.5" D

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