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3500T Marlborough
November 13, 2020 12:00 PM - November 23, 2020 07:00 PMCalender

Shaker Red-painted Sewing Desk

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3500T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 13, 2020 12:00PM


Shaker Red-painted Sewing Desk, probably Enfield, New Hampshire, c. 1845, the case of fourteen drawers: eleven on the front, with a pull-out work board, and three on the left side, all on turned tapering feet, fine condition with finish on facing surfaces by Richard Brunkus Restoration, Frenchtown, New Jersey, ht. 38 1/2, wd. 30 3/4, dp. 27 1/2.

Provenance: The Shaker Collection of Brenda and Charles R. Muller, Canal Winchester, Ohio.

Note: An inscribed label mounted inside the left top drawer reads, "This desk is promised to Mrs. Dunlay (indistinct) when we are ready to sell. Not paid 15.00 Aug 25th 1920."
Estimate $8,000-12,000

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Charles R. Muller, Brenda, Richard Brunkus, Dunlay, Enfield, Frenchtown, Winchester