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Shaker Oval Three-finger Carrier

Auction:
2898M
Lot:
207
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2898M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 04, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Shaker Oval Three-finger Carrier, Canterbury, New Hampshire, or Mount Lebanon, New York, mid-19th century, with fixed handle, old varnished surface, (handle with minor crack), lg. 12 7/8, overall ht. 9 3/8 in.

Provenance: Skinner, November 4, 2007, Lot 703.

Note: A similar oval carrier, in the collection at Hancock Shaker Village, is illustrated in Sprigg and Johnson Shaker Woodenware, A Field Guide, Volume 1, 1991.
Estimate $800-1,200


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

Canterbury, Christian pacifism, Communalism, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Shaker communities, Shakers, Simple living

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