Shaker Collections Online
Shaker Yellow-painted Pine Sister's Pail, Enfield or Canterbury, New Hampshire, before 1853, signed on the bottom "M*C." and inscribed in pencil "Martha Crooker 1853," original yellow exterior and light blue interior paint, ht. to top of handle 12, ht. 6 1/2, dia. 9 in.
Provenance: Priscilla Archibald Estate, Powder Point, Duxbury, Massachusetts; Willis Henry Auction, September 6, 2014, Lot 78.
Note: Sister Martha Crooker (1825-1895) gathered into the Church Family at Canterbury on June 17, 1886, and was a nurse. She has prior been a Sister at the Enfield community.
Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.