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Shaker Red-stained Sewing Desk

Auction:
2898M
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$67,650$55,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2898M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 04, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Shaker Red-stained Sewing Desk, c. 1830, maple case, pine slide and secondary woods, mahogany pulls on drawers, white porcelain pulls on slide, red stain, classic stepped-back form with gallery of six drawers over case on cylindrical tapered legs, three drawers on front left opposite two horizontal panels, right side has three drawers all of which are dovetailed with thumb-nailed molded lipped drawers, pullout slide with two porcelain knobs with breadboard ends mitered in at the front corners, ht. 40 1/4, wd. 30 3/4, dp. 24 1/4 in.

Provenance: Purchased at Sabbathday Lake, Maine, in the 1960s. Eldress Emma King of Canterbury arranged for Erhart Muller to purchase this desk.
Estimate $20,000-30,000


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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Canterbury, Containers, Desks, Drawer, Furniture, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village

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