Batchelder Arts & Crafts Shirtwaist Chest Trunk

Attributed to Ernest A. Batchelder (American, 1875-1957). American Arts and Crafts shirtwaist box or blanket chest with a pyrography and painted decorated panel depicting a floral landscape scene with a field Chinese Sacred Lilies, or daffodils, blowing in the wind. Two leather handles are affixed to each side. Batchelder was greatly influenced by William Morris and helped found the Pasadena Art Institute as well as contributed to many projects such as the Hershey Hotel in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Keywords: Mission Furniture. Height: 17 1/2 in x width: 30 1/2 in x depth: 17 1/2 in.