Virginia Chippendale walnut blanket chest. Rectangular form comprised of a molded top over an exposed dovetailed case and carved Chippendale bracket foot base with spur returns. Interior with a till with hinged top. Chest Retains the original batwing brass escutcheon. Additionally fitted with an interior till. 22 5/8" H x 37 1/8" W x 16 3/4" D. 18th century. Note: Chest retains a handwritten note stating that the chest was purchased in 1944 in Staunton, VA. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with an older refinish. Break to front molding on top, scattered older abrasions and stains commensurate with age.
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