358 Main Street South Woodbury, CT 06798 , United States Call Seller 203.263.3131


Large Oval Box

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  • Description
    Large Oval Box
    Probably Mount Lebanon, New York, circa 1840
    Maple, white pine, copper tacks, original yellow wash,
    5 ½ x 13 ½ x 9 ⅜ inches

    A closely related example in the same yellow wash is illustrated in Mario S. DePillis and Christian Goodwille, Gather up the Fragments: The Andrews Shaker Collection (New Haven and London, 2008), p. 307.

    Descended in the family of Margaret Gill, who resided with the Shakers at Mount Lebanon as a child and took the box when she left the community; Recently acquired by us as part of a fine collection of Shaker boxes.
  • More Information
    Origin: United States
    Period: 19th Century
    Creation Date: 1840
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Incollect Reference #: 590842
  • Dimensions
    W. 13.5 in; H. 5.5 in; D. 9.37 in;
    W. 34.29 cm; H. 13.97 cm; D. 23.8 cm;
Message from Seller:

David A. Schorsch and Eileen M. Smiles American Antiques is one of the world’s leading dealers and authorities in the field of American antiques and folk art, specializing in weathervanes, folk paintings, folk sculpture, formal and country furniture and Shaker design.

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