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June 4, 2016 10:00AMCalender

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

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


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

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