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Shaker Yellow-painted Laundry Pail

Auction:
2898M
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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

Description:

Shaker Yellow-painted Laundry Pail, Canterbury or Enfield, New Hampshire, late 19th century, pine staves and bottom, original paint, diamond-shaped bail plates, iron hoops with ends clipped to a V, hardwood convex handle with a scribe line in the center, staves joined with V-shaped tongue-and-groove joints, "L.9." in black paint on side, painted in black dots on the bottom "H.A...," interior is blue presumably from the use of bluing, ht. 5 1/8, dia. 6 7/8 in.

Note: According to Eldress Bertha Lindsay, "L.9." was Room 9 in the Laundry.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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.

Keywords

Bertha Lindsay, Bluing, Christian pacifism, Coatings, Communalism, Pail, Shakers, Simple living, Canterbury, Enfield

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