Awesome hand made chest / trunk dated to Civil War era, but I believe its even earlier. From a Cape Cod Estate.It has remnants of Pennsylvania Dutch style painted details, tulips designs. There are at least two dates one date that is most visible is: Aar.
1863 in red paint and just below that is another date that looks like: Aar. There are names painted in each of the rectangles (outlined in red paint): Johansenn? The front, sides, top & back all have a painted swirl circle design (in some areas it is faint).All hardware is hand wrought - The handles the strap hinges, the Locke, the nails, the triangular detail around the dome top, etc. The wood on the top is curved. 33 1/2 x 24 1/2 x 18. The item "1863 19th C Painted Norwegian Flowers Names Chest Trunk Hand Wrought Hardware" is in sale since Wednesday, December 12, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Chests & Trunks\1800-1899". The seller is "captain831" and is located in Ashby, Massachusetts. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.