First stop, Pennsylvania, this chest is attributed to Jacob Blatt, from Berks County.

Screen Shot 2017-01-06 at 09.56.55 A Berks County, PA painted pine blanket chest

 

Fulton County, chest attributed to Joel Palmer. Fulton County, chest attributed to Joel Palmer.

Then we head to Pennsylvania's Fulton County, this painted poplar diminutive chest is attributed to Joel Palmer.

Also from the Keystone State, a sgrafitto redware charger and chwenkfelder wool townscape, dated 1855 and wrought by Mary Ann Heebner, both from Montgomery County.

Screen Shot 2017-01-06 at 10.01.38 Pennsylvania walnut two-part Dutch cupboard, ca. 1790, with a boldly molded cornice and base. From the collection of Harry Hartman and most recently, a private Douglassville collection.

Montgomery County, PA Schwenkfelder wool townscape, dated 1855 and wrought by Mary Ann Heebner. Montgomery County, PA Schwenkfelder wool townscape, dated 1855 and wrought by Mary Ann Heebner.

Over to New York now, or possibly New Jersey, this chip-carved gumwood spoon rack with a lollipop finial and allover pinwheel decoration is a charming example of American wood craftsmanship.

HyperFocal: 0 New Jersey or New York chip carved gumwood spoon rack, late 18th century

From the rustic to refined, this silver coffee pot is from Philadelphia, circa 1755, bearing the touch of Elias Boudinot and the elaborately engraved coat of arms of the Clay family.

Philadelphia silver coffee pot, ca. 1755, bearing the touch of Elias Boudinot Philadelphia silver coffee pot, ca. 1755, bearing the touch of Elias Boudinot

Screen Shot 2017-01-06 at 10.08.02 New York Hepplewhite highly figured mahogany sideboard, ca. 1800

New England Federal mahogany sofa, ca. 1810 New England Federal mahogany sofa, ca. 1810

 

This mahogany tambour desk, circa 1800, is a fine example of Massachusetts Hepplewhite furniture.

Massachusetts Hepplewhite mahogany tambour desk, ca. 1800 Massachusetts Hepplewhite mahogany tambour desk, ca. 1800

If you want to deck the house with all things Americana, check out Pook & Pook's sale on January 13. Search the full catalog on Barnebys here.

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