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Shaker Red-painted Hanging Shelf

Auction:
2731M
Lot:
38
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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

Description:

Shaker Red-painted Hanging Shelf, 19th century, the rectangular shelf above seven open compartments joining shaped bracket ends, old surface, overall ht. 18, lg. 83 3/4, dp. 10 1/4 in.

Literature: Religion in Wood: A Book of Shaker Furniture, by Edward Deming Andrews and Faith Andrews (Bloomington, Indiana, and London: Indiana University Press, 1966), plate 90; The Magazine Antiques, May 1979.

In the May 1979 issue of The Magazine Antiques it is reported that this set of shelves was used in a Shaker carpenter's shop.

Estimate $3,000-5,000


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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London, Indiana University Press, Indiana University, Edward Deming Andrews, Faith Andrews, Indiana, carpenter

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