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Session Two: Shaker from Estates & Collections

by Willis Henry Auctions Inc.

Platinum House

167 lots with images

September 7, 2013

Live Auction

Hancock Shaker Village

1843 W. Housatonic St.

Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA

167 Lots
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Spit box (

Lot 1: Spit box ("3") - Anna Lane

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Description: SPIT BOX Pine and maple, original mustard patina, round head copper tacks, three fingers, oil cloth covered interior decorated with purple and white stars and geometric designs, printed paper label on side "3", signed in pencil on bottom "Anna Lane", 3 1/8" h, 8 3/4" dia, (Bissland collection).

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Sister's two-step foot rest

Lot 2: Sister's two-step foot rest

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Description: SISTER'S TWO-STEP FOOT REST Pine, original brown painted finish, top step with rounded edges, supported by four columnar turned posts on two chamfered blocks, 17" l, bottom step with rounded edges, on four columnar turned legs, on two chamfered blocks supported on round button feet, 17" l, 14 1/2" w, (Note: very finely constructed with supports through mortised and splined).

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Grace Dahm's shoes, blue (initialed)

Lot 3: Grace Dahm's shoes, blue (initialed)

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Description: SISTER'S SHOES Finely woven "ultramarine" blue cotton cloth, leather soles and heels, ankle high with brown shoelaces, small blue silk ribbon bows above the toe, lined with blue stripe cotton ticking, initialed in blue ink inside top "G.D.", (Note: these belonged to Grace Dahm, originally at Watervliet, NY, and later moved to Hancock, MA, with her sister Mary Dahm), 5 1/4" h, 8" l, (Bissland collection).

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Sister's stockings,

Lot 4: Sister's stockings, "DR 1807", 18 1/2" l

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Description: SISTER'S STOCKINGS Light gray wool, initialed and dated in red marking thread "DR, 1807", along with two identifying papers, "...used and probably knitted by Sister Deborah Robinson... 1807 is probably the date when she was placed in the Shakers, given by Mary Dahm (to the Bisslands)"; the other paper describes Deborah Robinson, "...Lived at West Family at Hancock, moved to Church Family, She was a Nurse.", minor moth damage on inside, 18 1/2" l. Note: "The Shaker heel detail called a gusset was famous even beyond the Shaker community.", Shaker Textile Arts, Gordon, Beverly, University Press of New England, Hanover, NH, 1980, p. 82.

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Rare Children's Order wash stand

Lot 5: Rare Children's Order wash stand

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Description: RARE CHILDREN'S ORDER WASH STAND Pine, original reddish brown stained finish, arched backboard with sloping sides forming a 3" well, small corner shelf on left back side, finely dovetailed central drawer with thumbnail molded front, with original turned cherry wood pull, poplar secondary wood, all on square and tapered legs, Sabbathday Lake or Alfred, ME, c.1840-1850, 29" h (back), 22" h (front), 27 1/2" w, 16" d. Provenance: Originally from the Louise Spring Shaker collection, formed in the first quarter of the 20th c. at "Spruce Lodge", East Sullivan, Maine. Sold at auction August 26, 1984 on-site by Mayo Auctioneers. Consigned to WHA by the gentleman who purchased it at the auction. (Note: an auction flyer from this auction accompanies the wash stand.)

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Green oval box (Maine)

Lot 6: Green oval box (Maine)

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Description: OVAL BOX Pine and maple, original apple green painted finish, four fingers, copper tacks and points, "Oval box, green used by the Ministry", Sabbathday Lake, ME, 3 1/4" h, 8 3/4"l, (Bissland collection #798).

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Red oval box (Maine)

Lot 7: Red oval box (Maine)

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Description: OVAL BOX Pine and maple, original heavy brick red painted finish, three fingers, copper tacks and points, painted bottom and under lid, small imperfection, "Oval Box, Sabbathday Lake, $4.00", includes a business card "The Shaker Store, handmade Gifts and Candy", and written in pencil on the back "Knitting box belonging to Sister Ada Cummings, Sabbathday Lake, Me", 2 3/4" h, 7 1/2" l, (Bissland collection #501).

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Child's toy spinning top

Lot 8: Child's toy spinning top

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Description: CHILD'S TOY SPINNING TOP Fruitwood (possibly apple or pear), original varnish finish, 4 1/2" h, 3 1/2" dia, very finely turned with a copper nub at base that appears to run through the core, old green twine, turned birch wood handle holder, 4 1/2" l, "Child's Top, with handle, made to be sold in Store.", (Bissland collection #300).

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Shaker dressed doll, 21

Lot 9: Shaker dressed doll, 21" h

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Description: SHAKER DRESSED DOLL China head doll, with black hand-painted hair and blue eyes, cloth body, layers of underclothing, purple dress with matching Bertha trimmed in black, woven poplarware bonnet trimmed in kid leather, (originally in the Belfit collection), 21" h. Note: "Dolls were dressed in miniature Shaker clothing accurate to the last detail", Shaker Textile Arts, Gordon, Beverly, p. 250.

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Rare child's rocker,

Lot 10: Rare child's rocker, "0"

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Description: RARE CHILD'S ROCKING CHAIR Maple, original dark walnut stained finish, original Shaker woven green and red taped seat and back, finely turned acorn finials, arms terminating with turned mushroom caps, gold trademark decal inside right rocker, "0", Mt. Lebanon, NY, c. 1880, 9" seat h, 23 1/2" overall h. Note: The smallest chair from Brother Robert Wagon's Mt. Lebanon Chair Factory.

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Covered pail, orig chrome yellow

Lot 11: Covered pail, orig chrome yellow

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Description: LIDDED PAIL Pine, original chrome yellow painted finish with light varnish, original light blue painted interior, heavy wire bail with fitted and turned bail handle in birch with original red stain, clipped diamond bail plates (to accommodate the lid) fastened with copper rivets, in original black paint, stamped "26" on bottom and under lid, dated in pencil on bottom "Sept 1850", two securing iron hoops with two rivets and clipped "V" shaped ends, Canterbury or Enfield, NH, 6" h, 10 1/4" h (to top of handle), 8" dia, (Ed Clerk collection). Exhibited: "Shaker, Original Paints & Patinas", Cat. 42d, November 17, 1987 - January 10, 1988, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, June Sprigg, Curator.

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Two bonnet molds

Lot 12: Two bonnet molds

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Description: TWO BONNET MOLDS Sister's pink bonnet mold, carved from a single piece of wood, used for shaping palm leaf, two holes drilled on bottom for inserting a holding dowel, 7" h, 8" l; Doll's bonnet mold with the original dowel, 2 1/2" h, 4 1/2" l, (dowel measures 5 1/2" l), with a Bissland collection yellow tag "#141 Bonnet Block, mold or form for doll bonnets, NF (North Family) New Lebanon", (Bissland collection).

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Two Shaker bonnets (1 doll, 1 adult)

Lot 13: Two Shaker bonnets (1 doll, 1 adult)

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Description: TWO BONNETS Sister's bonnet, 7 1/2" h, 7 1/2" l, palm leaf covered in light iridescent green silk, with attached and pleated bonnet cape, attached purple silk ribbons, 16" l; Doll's woven palm leaf bonnet, silk purple and white striped cape attached at bottom, attached striped brown and white sizing sewn to front for strength, blue muslin around interior seams, from a Massachusetts collection, 3" h, 3" l.

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Two Brother's hat measures

Lot 14: Two Brother's hat measures

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Description: TWO BROTHER'S HAT MEASURES Cherry, natural varnish and old patina, finely turned and carved with semicircular ends, one end is threaded for increasing the measurement, both are marked in script "No. 1" and "No. 2" in black ink, 7 1/4" l, 5 3/4" w, (Bissland collection #585 and #586). Note: These forms are quite rare, and are both North Family, New Lebanon, according to the Bissland catalog, one shows a small split.

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Four-slat Enfield, NH armless rocker

Lot 15: Four-slat Enfield, NH armless rocker

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Description: ROCKING CHAIR Maple with four tiger maple slats, natural light varnish finish, brown and beige taped seat, (was originally a caned seat), "4" stamped on back of second slat from top, (probably referring to room number), early style carved rockers with large forged steel rivets for securing to stiles, Enfield, NH, c. 1820-1840, from a Massachusetts collection, 15" seat h, 45 1/2" overall h.

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Flour sack, 24

Lot 16: Flour sack, 24" l, 13" w

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Description: FLOUR SACK White linen, with light blue printed lettering and design, "Extra Graham Flour. Shaker Mills, New Gloucester.", depicting a 19th c. railroad steam engine as the central design, bordered in an undulating frame, (appears to have never been used), 24" l, 13" w, (Bissland collection).

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Lot 17: "Tamar Laxative" advertising sheet (framed)

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Description: ADVERTISING BROADSIDE Card stock, "The Shaker Tamar Laxative, a fruit compound for constipation, manufactured by The United Society of Shakers...", colorful depiction of a bowl of fruit with reds, yellow, greens and black, and colored lettering, framed, minor imperfections, 11" x 8 3/4", (Bissland collection #764).

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Asthma Cure bottle in box

Lot 18: Asthma Cure bottle in box

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Description: ASTHMA CURE BOTTLE AND BOX Wood box with paper labels, very colorful, alternating light blue and yellow background per side, "The Shaker Asthma Cure, for Asthma Only, Manufactured by the United Society of Shakers, Address, D.C. Brainard. Mt. Lebanon, Col. Co. N.Y., Price One Dollar", sliding tin top, interior corked bottle with colorful label and directions, contains the original black Shaker made pills, (appears to have never been opened), (Bissland collection).

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Pill roller, all wood

Lot 19: Pill roller, all wood

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Description: PILL ROLLER Cherry, original natural finish with an old patina, rectangular board 7/8" thick, 9" l, 7" w, with finely carved handle attached with two screws, the bottom section contains two symmetrical sections of 12 scalloped or "fluted" pill roller/holders, small imperfections, "Fluted article, use unknown", North Family, New Lebanon, NY, (Bissland collection #986). Note: This item is quite rare, as the only medicinal pill rollers we've sold have been wood and brass.

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Oval red box, 3-fingers

Lot 20: Oval red box, 3-fingers

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Description: OVAL BOX Pine and maple, original bright varnished bittersweet red stain, three fingers, copper tacks and points, excellent condition, 3" h, 7 1/8" l, (Ed Clerk collection).

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Shaker candlestand, tiger maple

Lot 21: Shaker candlestand, tiger maple

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Description: CANDLESTAND Tiger maple, varnish finish, (older stained varnish was evidently removed), round top, slender turned and tapered shaft, beveled cleat with rounded ends attached to top with six screws, gracefully arched and slightly beveled legs on raised foot, old glued split at bottom of shaft, tin plate with forged nails, c. 1820-1830, from a Vermont collection.

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Two oval sewing carriers

Lot 22: Two oval sewing carriers

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Description: TWO OVAL SEWING CARRIERS Maple and pine, original clear varnish finish, swing handles, both with three fingers, copper tacks and points, both lined in silk; one pink, with beeswax, two strawberry emeries, poplar needle case and a tomato pincushion, stamped "Sabbathday Lake Shakers, Maine" in black on bottom, 8" l; the other lined in light patterned aqua green, with strawberry emery, needle cushion and poplar needle case, stamped on bottom "Shaker Goods, Alfred, Me Trademark" in black, from a Massachusetts collection, 9" l.

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Five brushes w/horsehair bristles

Lot 23: Five brushes w/horsehair bristles

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Description: FIVE BRUSHES Maple, cherry, fruitwood, all with original finishes, finely turned handles, all with horsehair bristles, from a Massachusetts collection, 10 1/2" to 12" l.

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Five brushes (one from Jordan collection)

Lot 24: Five brushes (one from Jordan collection)

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Description: FIVE BRUSHES Maple, fruitwood and birch with horsehair bristles: scrubbing brushes, clothes brushes, and general utility cleaning brush; one with paper label "Shaker made Canterbury from Jordan Collection", short white bristles, 12 1/2" l; Two with yellow tags #356 and #357, "Brush, N.F. N.L."; one marked #546 "Clothes Brush, Hancock" (Bissland catalog); and a long broom corn brush with tapered birch handle, in original red stain, 16" l; (Bissland collection).

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Work stand, orig light gray

Lot 25: Work stand, orig light gray

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Description: WORK STAND Pine, poplar and maple, original light gray stained finish, (possibly had a varnish over now removed), square top (17 3/4") fastened down with screws, skirt mortised and pegged into square legs, that transform into a delicate turned and tapered leg that becomes an accelerated spade foot at the bottom, single drawer with one turned walnut pull (small chip), "T"-head nail construction, Sabbathday Lake or Alfred, ME, c. 1820-1830, from an early Cape Cod collection, 27" h.

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Table top Hancock pincushion, red velvet top

Lot 26: Table top Hancock pincushion, red velvet top

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Description: TABLE CLAMP PINCUSHION Maple, original red stained finish, two thumbscrews and clamp, turned shaft surmounted by a red velvet pincushion, held on with a sewn woven strip of poplar-like braid at the base, Hancock, MA, 8 1/2" h, 4" dia, (Bissland collection).

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Small work box, red (#523)

Lot 27: Small work box, red (#523)

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Description: WORK BOX Pine, original bittersweet red thin painted finish, hinged lid with one-quarter round molding, interior black fabric lid catch, finely dovetailed construction, possibly had a lid catch on front, 5" h, 12" w, 8 1/4" d, (Bissland collection #523 "Wooden Box").

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Yarn winder

Lot 28: Yarn winder

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Description: YARN WINDER Maple and birch, original brick red stained finish, six turned spokes with pegged on turned yarn holders (6" l), with simple interior geared clock work mechanism, and hand-numbered (5-40) clock face used to count the skeins, (small matchstick hand is missing), exceptional classic carved wood knob on top, rectangular beveled platform base on three turned and canted peg legs, 43" h (to top of winder), 16 1/2" w (at base), (Bissland collection #978 "Clock Reel - Hancock").

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Spool holder and spools; Dry measure

Lot 29: Spool holder and spools; Dry measure

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Description: SPOOL HOLDER, SPOOLS, AND DRY MEASURE Round spool holder with central turned peg handle, cherry, original varnish finish, 3 1/4" h (to handle), 5 1/4" dia, Bissland collection #406 "Spool holder", (one wood dowel is missing); Fine turned spools with thread, maple and fruitwood, one marked "Anna", 1 1/4" to 1 3/4"; Dry measure container, pine and maple, in original red stained finish, copper tacks and nails, 3 1/2" h, 5 3/4" dia; (Bissland collection).

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Shaker drop leaf table, classic leg, one-drawer

Lot 30: Shaker drop leaf table, classic leg, one-drawer

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Description: WORK TABLE Butternut and pine, original red stained finish with light varnish, single drop leaf on right side (9 1/2" w), single dovetailed drawer (22" l), lipped with thumbnail molding (small break), original classic turned fruitwood pull, finely turned and tapered legs, single board top, c. 1820-1840, found in a shed in Duxbury, MA, 28" h, 29 3/4" l, 17" w.

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Spit box, yellow, 3 fingers

Lot 31: Spit box, yellow, 3 fingers

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Description: SPIT BOX Pine and maple, original chrome yellow painted finish, three fingers, copper tacks and points, c. 1830-1840, excellent condition, from a Vermont collection, 4" h, 11 1/4" dia.

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Large seed box and brass stencil plate

Lot 32: Large seed box and brass stencil plate

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Description: SEED BOX AND STENCIL PLATE Pine, original red paint, original paper front label "Shaker Seeds, Genuine Garden, Mount Lebanon, N.Y.", "74 papers" in black paint on lid, "Smith & Laniton, Smithville" on bottom, six-section interior later lined with red felt, 3 1/4" h, 23 1/2" l; Brass stencil plate, "Shaker Seeds 10 Doz.", thumbtacked to a small pine board on red, with hole for peg, from a Massachusetts collection, 2 1/2" x 6 3/4".

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Garden Seed box

Lot 33: Garden Seed box

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Description: SEED BOX Pine, original natural finish, leather hinged lid with leather handle, left hinge is split, lid with two brass hook and eye closures, original paper label on front "Shakers' Garden Seeds, Raised at New Lebanon, N.Y.", 6" h, 14 3/4" w, 7 1/4" d, (Bissland collection). Note: An early 1840-1850 seed box before standardized seed bags were used.

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Two seed box labels

Lot 34: Two seed box labels

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Description: TWO SEED BOX LABELS Colored lithography on white paper, "Shakers Genuine Garden Seeds, Mount Lebanon, N.Y.", reds, gray, yellow, and black, 2 3/4" h, 22 3/4" l, (Bissland collection).

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Rare Canterbury Shaker shelf clock, signed

Lot 35: Rare Canterbury Shaker shelf clock, signed

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Description: VERY RARE SHELF CLOCK Pine and cherry, traces of red, varnish removed, brass face with Roman numerals, surrounded with Arabic numerals 5 to 60, original cut steel hands, signed "John Winkley, Canterbury", brass works, rectangular door with brass pull, original pendulum with brass plated lead bob, large rectangular lead weight, carved ogee molded top, medial molding at waist, carved base, c. 1795, found in New Hampshire, 23" h, 9" w, 4 1/2" d.

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Fancy goods sewing collection

Lot 36: Fancy goods sewing collection

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Description: FANCY GOODS SEWING COLLECTION Two scallop shells tied with silk ribbons, pincushion and needle case, (one marked "Onset", made for the tourist markets), leather wrapped sewing case, blue crocheted needle book with white silk ribbon, floral fabric on card stock, bell-shaped needle case with strawberry dapper with fine silk ribbon, tomato pincushion with attached cone-shaped emery, two cut felt needle books in the form of a young girl with sun bonnet, black and orange, silk ribbon, and 14 strawberry emeries, from a Massachusetts collection.

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Tailor's compass, 15

Lot 37: Tailor's compass, 15" l

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Description: RARE TAILOR'S COMPASS Maple, original finish, hand-numbered from 10 to 80, brass holder for chalk (with chalk intact), yellow tag "#302 Tailor's Compass, N.F. New Lebanon", in excellent useable condition, 15" l, (Bissland collection). Note: This is the only Shaker tailor's compass we have ever sold in 31 years.

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Template rule & template for Cape part

Lot 38: Template rule & template for Cape part

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Description: RARE TAILOR'S TEMPLATE RULE AND TEMPLATE FOR A CAPE Slightly curved rule is maple with brass end caps, hand-numbered from right to left to 22", yellow tag "#278, Template Rule, N.F. New Lebanon"; Walnut tailor's template, curvilinear form, yellow tag "Template for Cape part ?, N.F. New Lebanon", 24 1/2" l, 1/4" thick; (Bissland collection).

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Button hole chisel, bone handle

Lot 39: Button hole chisel, bone handle

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Description: RARE BUTTON HOLE CHISEL Bone, brass and steel, finely turned bone handle with rounded top, finely formed rectangular steel chisel, (blade is still sharp), small numbered tape "#709, (Button Hole Cutter)", 3 1/4" l, 3/8" blade, (Bissland collection).

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Union Village, OH armchair rocker

Lot 40: Union Village, OH armchair rocker

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Description: RARE ROCKING CHAIR Maple, original thin, bittersweet orange painted finish, brown walnut stained arms, five shaped slats, thumbback shaped posts, exaggerated curvilinear arms attached with screws to back posts, wooden pegged to front posts, (Note: back posts were originally cut for a higher seat and then not used and filled, and hole for left arm was miscut and filled), finely cut rockers attached to posts with screws, card taped to back on third slat in Ed Clerk's handwriting "Union Village Ohio Shaker armed rocking chair pictured on page 50 'The Shaker World' by John Kirk, and on page 311 of 'The Complete Book of Shaker Furniture' by Rieman and Burks", (see The Shaker Chair by Muller and Rieman, p. 102, 110 and 111 for details of the chair), 17" seat h, 44 1/2" overall h, woven 1/4" cane seat, and a multicolor shag rug that Ed doubled over to use as a seat cushion and a good place for his cats to sleep, (see page 128, Shaker Textile Arts, Beverly Gordon); (Ed Clerk collection).

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Rare lg chrome yellow carrier, 14 1/2

Lot 41: Rare lg chrome yellow carrier, 14 1/2" l

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Description: RARE LARGE OVAL CARRIER Maple and pine, original chrome yellow painted finish, exceptional carved fixed hoop handle with smooth patina, three fingers, copper tacks and points, original yellow interior and bottom, from a Massachusetts collection, 4" h (to rim), 8 1/8" h (to handle), 14 1/2" l, 10 7/8" d.

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Ohio 1-drawer stand, walnut

Lot 42: Ohio 1-drawer stand, walnut

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Description: WORK STAND Walnut and poplar, original varnish finish, (Note: 12 glue blocks under drawer), rectangular top, single drawer, dovetailed with original turned pull, thumbnail molded edging around drawer face, tag inside in Ed's handwriting "Butternut Shaker table from Lebanon, Ohio, c. 1850", Union Village, OH, c. 1850, all on finely turned and tapered legs, 27 3/4" h, 21" w, 15 1/2" d, (Ed Clerk collection).

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Handled pail in orange,

Lot 43: Handled pail in orange, "W." on bottom

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Description: PAIL Pine, original orange painted finish, two black painted bands and elongated vertical diamond bail plates, maple handle with convex profile and single scribe line, shaped iron wire bail, stenciled black "W." on bottom, (Note: an "H." was evidently painted over), excellent condition and color, probably Enfield, NH, c. 1840-1850, 7" h (to rim), 13" h (to handle), 10 1/4" dia, (Ed Clerk collection). Exhibited: "Shaker, Original Paints & Patinas", Cat. 42c, November 17, 1987 - January 10, 1988, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, June Sprigg, Curator, Illustrated p. 33.

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Two oval boxes

Lot 44: Two oval boxes

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Description: TWO OVAL BOXES Maple and pine, very early Shaker green over original gray painted finish, three fingers right to left, copper tacks, held cloves, in-use wear with good patina, 2 1/8" h, 6 1/8" l; Maple and pine, original putty red/pink painted finish with patina, copper tacks, four fingers right to left, carved initials on bottom "E F", Sabbathday Lake or Alfred, ME, c. 1850, from a Massachusetts collection, 4" h, 10" l.

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Storage chest, gray over red paint

Lot 45: Storage chest, gray over red paint

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Description: STORAGE CHEST Pine and poplar, early Shaker gray painted finish over original red paint, single board top with applied one-quarter round molding, original iron butt hinges and lock, finely dovetailed case on a gently curved bracket base, also with finely cut dovetails, Sabbathday Lake or Alfred, ME, c. 1840-1850, 21" h, 37" w, 16 1/2" d.

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Child's rocker

Lot 46: Child's rocker

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Description: CHILD'S ROCKING CHAIR Maple, original ochre stained finish, three slats, top slat mortised and pegged, original rush seat, thinly shaped rockers pegged into front and back stiles, Children's Order, New Lebanon, NY, c. 1830, (Note: a rare early community child's chair from a Vermont collection), 10" seat h, 24 1/2" overall h.

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Chrome yellow 5-finger oval box

Lot 47: Chrome yellow 5-finger oval box

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Description: LARGE OVAL BOX Maple and pine, original chrome yellow stained finish, five fingers, copper tacks and points, very fine condition, from a Pennsylvania collection, 5 1/2" h, 13 1/4" l.

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Tripod stand, cherry & maple, 24

Lot 48: Tripod stand, cherry & maple, 24" h

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Description: TRIPOD STAND Cherry and maple, natural varnish finish, traces of bittersweet orange, thin slightly beveled, round, single board cherry top (16" dia), carved rectangular cleat with six original hand-forged screws, finely turned and tapered shaft, with thin arched snake legs, original circular steel plate at base with handmade screws and rosehead central nail, 24" h.

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Rare small round finger box

Lot 49: Rare small round finger box

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Description: RARE SMALL ROUND BOX Figured maple, pine bottom and fruitwood top, original light varnish finish with darkened patina, small round and flat head copper tacks, copper points, "5" in pencil under lid, three fingers, (Note: Sold WHA 2004, Lot 42), from a Pennsylvania collection, 2 1/4" h, 4" dia.

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30-peg rail, 10' 3

Lot 50: 30-peg rail, 10' 3" l

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Description: LONG PEG BOARD Thirty finely turned maple pegs, pine board, original ochre/brown stained finish, (Note: a scarce size in excellent condition), 10' 3" l, 2 1/2" w, (Stranahan collection).

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