October 27, 2012 10:11 AM EDT Downingtown, PA


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Jonas Weber, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania painte

Jonas Weber, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania painted pine dresser box, dated1845, the lift lid and sides with leaves and fruit, the front with a farm house flanked by trees above the nameJonas Weber, all on a dark blue ground, retaining its original wire hinges and tin hasp, 5 3/4" h., 10" w., 5 3/4" d. This is the only known example signed by Jonas Weber. Pictured in Wendy Cooper and Lisa Minardi,Paint, Pattern and People, fig. 154. A similar example was also sold at Pook & Pook, Inc., Smith sale, October 2010, lot 68. Exhibition: Winterthur, 2011.

Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Flack

Condition:

Lacking lid to till. Otherwise in excellent condition.

Estimate: $20,000 - $25,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$159,975
10/27/2012

 

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