Shaker Pine Red-painted Two-Door Cupboard
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2731M
- Date / Time :
- June 15, 2014 12:00PM
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Ted Andrews's unpublished notes on the Andrews Collection contain the following reference: "Large, high cupboard with two paneled doors, painted red.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.
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