Shaker Pine Work Counter, Mount Lebanon, New York, c. 1830, the rectangular overhanging top with rounded front corners and slightly rounded edge above three lipped drawers with wooden pulls, on cutout ends and applied front brackets, old refinish, (imperfections),ht. 30 3/4, top wd. 38 1/2, case wd. 33 1/4, case dp. 17 3/4 in.
Literature: The Magazine Antiques, May 1979.
This counter is attributed to Mount Lebanon, New York, in the May 1979 issue of The Magazine Antiques. Shaker furniture scholars Tim Rieman and Jean Burks cataloged a very similar piece in The Encyclopedia of Shaker Furniture, p. 128. The case sides on both examples terminate in a flattened arch cutout. Both have an applied half-round rail at the bottom, as well as applied curved feet on the front.
losses to knobs, heavy wear to front of top, shrinkage crack from right edge.
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