1843 West Housatonic Street
SESSION ONE: McCue Collection, Part II: Original Shaker Furniture and Accessories, many pieces were exhibited at The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Smithsonian Institution, & The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Exceptional provenance from Dr. McCue’s journal documenting purchases from the Andrews, and the Shaker Sisters at Hancock, MA; Canterbury, NH; Sabbathday Lake, ME; and New Lebanon, NY. Cupboard Over Drawers in original cherry red painted finish; original chrome yellow Blanket Chest (purchased from Eldress Emma King at Canterbury); Rare Trustee’s Desk (ex. Mrs. Benjamin Moore), originally from Union Village, OH; Sister’s Sewing Desk from the Jordan Collection; Tailoring Counter; Cupboard Over Drawers; Writing Desk; Rocking and Side Chairs; Storage Boxes; Blanket Chests; Trestle Tables; Stove and Tools; Oval Boxes; many Books; Textiles, etc.
Immediately followed by:
SESSION TWO: Shaker from Estates and Collections: Many pieces in original painted finishes, and featuring an 18th c., John Winkley, Canterbury Shelf Clock; Shaker from Ed Clerk’s collection including rare red bench, tin candle sconce and Ohio rocker; fine sewing items from the James Bissland estate and much more; and other important collections including Enfield, NH chairs, tiger maple stands, tables, cupboards, oval boxes, baskets, ephemera, and manuscripts.
Auction Previews will be held on:
Thursday, September 5th, 2pm to 5pm
Friday, September 6th, 11am to 5pm
Saturday, September 7th, 9am to 10:30am
Selected Items from both Sessions
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Cupboard (Session 1, Lot 9)
Blanket Chest (Session 1, Lot 16)
Tailoring Counter (Session 1, Lot 30)
Very Rare Shelf Clock (Session 2, Lot 35)
Rare Large Oval Carrier (Session 2, Lot 42)
Group image (Session 2, Lots 1, 3, 6, 7 and 30)
Sister’s Shoes (Lot 3) “ultramarine” blue cotton cloth, initialed in blue ink “G.D” (Grace Dahm), Hancock, MA. 8″ l.
Spit Box (Lot 1) original mustard patina, signed in pencil “Anna Lane”, 3 1/8″ h, 8 3/4″ diameter.
Two Oval Boxes (Lots 6 & 7) Sabbathday Lake, ME, original apple green painted finish, 3.75″ h x 8.75″ l; original heavy brick red painted finish, 2.75″ h, 7.5″ l.