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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.
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 $36,270
McCue Shaker CatalogCUPBOARD OVER DRAWERS Pine, original red/purple painted finish, two door cupboard top with raised panel doors over seven dovetailed and lipped drawers, "Purchased from Andrews who says 'original purplish paint: A very early example of this type of chest, from the Church family in Hancock, (c. 1800, possibly earlier). SOLD 21,060$