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Shaker Pine Red-painted Two-Door Cupboard

Auction:
2731M
Lot:
40
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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

Description:

Shaker Pine Red-painted Two-Door Cupboard, Hancock, Massachusetts, ot Mount Lebanon, New York, c. 1800, the doors with raised panels and molded surround open to an interior of six shelves, old surface, the right side with two pegs, formerly built-in on the left side, (minor imperfections), ht. 80 1/2, wd. 37 1/2, dp. 18 in.

Literature: Gather Up the Fragments, pp. 156-57.

Ted Andrews's unpublished notes on the Andrews Collection contain the following reference: "Large, high cupboard with two paneled doors, painted red. Hancock Church weave shop. (Now at Shaker Farm.)" This description may apply to this cupboard. The raised panels and evidence of hand-planing indicate an early construction date.

Estimate $8,000-12,000


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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Hancock, Mount, Lebanon, Massachusetts, Ted Andrews, Hancock Church

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