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June 15, 2014 12:00 PMCalender

Shaker Covered Oval Box Labeled "Gum Mastich,"

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


Shaker Covered Oval Box Labeled "Gum Mastich," Mount Lebanon, New York, c. 1840, pine top and bottom with bent ash sides joined with six short fingers fastened with copper tacks, brown stained surface, the cover with applied printed paper label: "Gum Mastich," (crack), ht. 2 3/8, wd. 3 3/4, lg. 5 1/4 in.

Literature: Gather Up the Fragments, p. 308.

Estimate $600-800

Crack approc 4 in. long, on bend at bottom of box.

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