WINTER PROJECT: lovely pitcher display idea for huge family room vaulted wall above kitchen. Note to self: start collecting ALL large pitchers from thirft stores. Paint monotone with a single ASCP color (English Yellow, Emperor's Silk or Barcelona). Use the old barn wood to make uber long shelves.
Early 19th century Lancaster Co. Pennsylvania blue painted hanging Apothecary, with dovetailed case and drawers, divers are mortised into the top and sides. graduating drawer circa 1840 Measurements are 17" wide x 36" tall x 8" deep
1771” in black paint and the name “JOHN / SPITLER” on the central panel provide some answers about its origin. At the same time, those answers raise more questions as I begin to explore the mysteries of this chest, its maker, and its original owner. Currently offered as a gift to Winterthur by Mr. and Mrs. John A. Herdeg, the chest was acquired by the donors at an antiques show in New Castle, Delaware,