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Shaker Salmon-painted Pine and Maple Oval Box

Auction:
2898M
Lot:
158
Sold for:
$185$150

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

Description:

Shaker Salmon-painted Pine and Maple Oval Box, 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides joined by three fingers fastened with copper tacks, (minor paint wear, yellowed varnish), ht. 2, wd. 3 3/8, lg. 5 3/8 in.

Note: Inscribed in pencil on underside of lid "Alice M. Smith June 26-34 Hancock Shakers Mass."
Estimate $300-500


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.

Keywords

Christian pacifism, Communalism, Shakers, Simple living, Varnish

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