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Nine Shaker Labels

Auction:
2731M
Lot:
112
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2731M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 15, 2014 12:00PM

Description:

Nine Shaker Labels, New Lebanon, 19th century, black or black and red letterpress ink on pink, yellow, blue, or white paper.

This is an assortment of larger labels used for medicinal and cosmetic products produced by the New Lebanon, New York Shakers. Rose Water was also used in cooking. "Healolene" was a salve sold by both the New Lebanon and Enfield, Connectict Shaker communities.
Estimate $200-250


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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medicinal and cosmetic products, Rose Water

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