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Shaker Pine, Butternut, and Oak Bench

Auction:
2731M
Lot:
87
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Shaker Pine, Butternut, and Oak Bench, New Lebanon, 19th century, the single board top bolted to perpendicular supports with canted ends, on canted, turned, slightly swelled, tapering legs with bulbous turning near the bottom, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 23, wd. 42, dp. 20 in.

Tom Queen notes that a table with similar turned legs, attributed to the Shakers in New Lebanon, appears in The American Shakers and Their Furniture, by John Shea, p. 47.

Estimate $800-1,200

Some old staining on the top.


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