Shaker Oval Covered Box
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2731M
- Date / Time :
- June 15, 2014 12:00PM
Shaker Oval Covered Box, possibly Daniel Crosman, New Lebanon, New York, c. 1840, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides joined with three fingers fastened with round-headed copper tacks, brown stained surface, (minor losses), ht. 1 7/8, wd. 2 3/4, lg. 4 1/2 in.
The use of round-headed copper tacks to secure the fingers may indicate the box's maker as Daniel Crosman (1810-1885), a skilled box maker at the New Lebanon, New York, community.
Missing three copper tacks or pegs: two on the cover rim and one near the bottom.
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