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Shaker Yellow-stained Yarn Swift

Auction:
2898M
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Shaker Yellow-stained Yarn Swift, Canterbury, New Hampshire, 19th century, maple, pine, and possibly ash, original yellow wash, smaller form of swift made at Hancock, Massachusetts, some string connecting blades original, some replacements, "M 5/125" in pencil on base, (minor imperfections), lg. of arms 11, overall 18 1/4 in.

Provenance: Acquired at Canterbury, New Hampshire.
Estimate $200-300


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, Hancock, Canterbury, New Hampshire, Canterbury, New Zealand, Christian pacifism, Communalism, New England, New Hampshire, Pencil, Shakers, Simple living, Swift, WASH, Yarn

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