Mahantongo Valley, Pennsylvania painted pine dower chest, ca. 1835-1840 , decorated with kneeling children flanking facing birds perched in stylized tulip tree, within a potato stamp border on a blue ground, supported by turned feet, 28" h., 47" w. This form is one of the rarest in Pennsylvania decorated furniture. For an identical example, see Reed, Decorated Furniture of the Mahantongo Valley , pg. 20, plate 3.
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