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Henry Lapp Blanket Chest
Catalog#: Spring 2003
Artist: Atrrib. to Henry Lapp 
Category: Furniture - American
SubType: Chest
Origin: America-USA
Era: 19th Century
Height: 28 inches inches
Width: 49 inches inches
Depth: 23 inches inches
Attributed to Henry Lapp, a 19th century Amish craftsman from Lancaster County, PA. Chest is a wonderful and rare example of Lapp's style, consisting of a red painted background, blue and yellow grained sunburst drawers and signature porcelain knobs. Dated 1891 with the owner's initials, and decorated with butterfly, bird and flower decals. Made of poplar and pine, standing on turned feet. Original surface. Dimensions: Height 28", Width 49", Depth 23". For a similar example, see Decorative Arts of the Amish of Lancaster County by Daniel & Kathryn McCauley, p.143.

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