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Shaker Red/Bown-stained Maple and Pine Oval Covered Box

Auction:
2898M
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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

Description:

Shaker Red/Bown-stained Maple and Pine Oval Covered Box, Canterbury, New Hampshire, late 19th century, copper tacks and points, original stain, a nicely proportioned box with three fingers on the box and one on the lid, ht. 2 3/8, wd. 4 5/8, dp. 3 1/8 in.

Provenance: Paper note inside in Erhart Muller's hand reads, "Gift to me by Eldress Emma King May 5, 1945. She had this since the age of ten - is now 72."
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.

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Canterbury, Box, Christian pacifism, Communalism, Containers, Erhart, Shakers, Simple living

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