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EWING DESK Pine, traces of yellow over red wash, two small drawers in the upper gallery section that are suspended above the work surface, sloping ogee curved sides, with four full-length graduated drawers in the case, two turned walnut pulls on each drawer, sides are arched at the base, two-board back in original red wash, Alfred Shakers, c. 1820, 37" h, 26" w, 17 1/2" d.

RARE SHAKER DESK Pine, maple and chestnut, original green painted finish, signed in white chalk in script on back of lift up lid by Alfred Merrick Collier (1823-1884)

Shaker Deaconesses sewing desk of rare form, Probably Union Village, Ohio, circa 1840, curly cherry, cherry, and poplar with a mellow old surface, original brass locks and hinges, steel spindles for spools, tinned iron brace under pedestal, 30.25 H. x 16.5 W. x 17 D.

  • Diana Linder

    My 3-greats grandmother Potter was an Eldress in Union Village, died there in 1834, lovely to see this piece...

SISTER'S CUPBOARD OVER DRAWERS Pine, original light cinnamon red stain, two small (12" sq) inset panel doors at top with black cast iron door closures and small white porcelain pulls, doors double pinned on the diagonal, through mortised, top is glue blocked all the way around (26 small glue blocks), over six full drawers, finely dovetailed and with original white porcelain pulls (two per drawer), drawers are lipped on three sides

CUPBOARD OVER DRAWERS Pine, original red stained varnish finish, tall cupboard top with inset panel door, above four graduated drawers, on a canted and cut foot, plank sides, original cast iron pulls, 6' 8 1/2" h, 27" w, 18" d. Note: A card found in the cupboard written by Dr. McCue attributes the chest to the Shaker cabinetmaker "Amos Stewart of New Lebanon in about 1873...The back feet were trimmed by the Shakers before it was sold to him by the Hancock Shakers about 1955-60. SOLD $36,270

Rare Shaker Child's Sewing Desk, Canterbury, New Hampshire, Height 34 inches, width 21 inches, depth 17 inches.

sisters' room, centre family dwelling, pleasant hill shaker village

Pleasant Hill Shaker Village - Butler Desk

Yellow House, Hancock Shaker Village by Paul, Petra and Bea, via Flickr

I'm into shaker furniture. K, how do you feel about it? -B