A magnificent Shaker chest in the classic style of the cabinet makers of the Canterbury Bishopric dating to the early part of the 19th Century.
Having a molded lid with breadboard ends above a dovetailed case fitted with both a lidded till and a dovetailed drawer with molded front and standing on an applied dovetailed base with hidden carved supports.
Retains a rare and desirable old or original periwinkle blue painted exterior. Canterbury, NH Bishopric, probably Enfield, NH.
H. 21 1/2″, w. 44″, d. 16″.