Continental fruitwood blanket chest with lift top having two inlaid compass star panels and hand wrought hinges, opening to an interior with till and hand wrought iron lock. Front has two raised panels inlaid with compass star decoration, along with applied carved lunette designs in the corner of each panel, and an elaborate pierced escutcheon. Sides have with raised panels and handles. Four compressed ball feet. 24" H x 49" W x 21" D. Possibly Austrian or Swiss, late 18th to early 19th century. Provenance: Sold by Cheekwood Museum of Art. Condition: Refinished with overall expected wear; shrinkage cracks to front panels.