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."
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