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Shaker Pumpkin-stained Bracket-base Pine Blanket Box

Auction: Discovery - 2918TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 09, 2016 10:00AM


Shaker Pumpkin-stained Bracket-base Pine Blanket Box, Canterbury, New Hampshire, c. 1830-50, original stain, six-board construction, dovetailed sides set into an ogee bracket base with quarter-round molding, center divider inside, three hinges set into stationary backboard on top, edge molding on three sides of the top fits down over the sides when closed, an unfinished board is screwed to the right side at the base for an unknown reason but is not a repair, ht. 28 1/2, lg. 49 1/2, wd. 26 1/2 in.

Provenance: Acquired at Canterbury, New Hampshire, where it was used in the Laundry Building on the second floor. Tag inside reads "Mr. Muller."
Estimate $3,000-5,000

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