Shaker Red-painted Hanging Shelf
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2731M
- Date / Time :
- June 15, 2014 12:00PM
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.
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