Shaker Bittersweet/Red and Yellow-stained Oval Fixed Handle Carrier
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2898M
- Date / Time :
- June 04, 2016 10:00AM
Shaker Bittersweet/Red and Yellow-stained Oval Fixed Handle Carrier, Canterbury, New Hampshire, c. 1860, maple and pine, possibly ash handle, red-stained exterior surface with yellow-stained interior, three fingers, copper points and tacks, written in black ink on the bottom: "Ednah E. Fitts, Chh. Canterbury 1860," (this appears to have been reinforced), ht. 7, lg. 10 7/8, dp. 7 3/4 in.
Exhibitions: The Whitney Museum of American Art, 1986, catalog No. 51(b).
Note: Sister Ednah E. Fitts served as a trustee and as a nurse at Canterbury, New Hampshire, from 1911-1918. She was the assistant Ministry Eldress.
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