Shaker Collection

 To order any of these items, please send an email to:   dewolfeandwood@roadrunner.com  or call us at: 207-490-5572.


1.Mount Lebanon, New York oval box. 3 ½” long. Original varnished finish. Circa 1880. $775.00.

 

2. Mount Lebanon, New York oval box. 6”. Original varnished finish. Circa 1930’s and lined in fine pink silk. $700.00.

3. Marked Sabbathday Lake dresser tray, circa 1950’s. 9 ½” x 5” x 1 ½”. Covered in cloth. Light wear to the red silk lining. SOLD!

 

4. Canterbury pincushion. Grey cushion. 2” in diameter. Good. $200.00.

 

5. Sabbathday Lake pincushion. Blue cushion. 2 ¾”. Good. $250.00.

 

6. Oval carrier from the Mt. Lebanon, New York with a paper label on the bottom. Circa 1920’s. Lining lacking. 7”. $525.00.

 

7. Oval carrier from Mt. Lebanon, New York. 10” long. With a paper label on the bottom and a contemporary note stating the top of the box was decorated by H.V. Furness. Furness was a painter of animals and likely did this while staying at the Second Family, circa 1920. Lined in brown silk. Minor damage to the rim of the cover. $650.00.

8. Canterbury cloth covered cushion, circa 1950.  Turquoise cushion dusty. 3” in diameter. $200.00.

 

9. Sabbathday Lake poplarware octagon. Line in pink silk with cushion and emery. Good.   4 ¼” x 4 ¼” x 2”. $300.00.

 

10. Mt. Lebanon Poplar box circa 1910. 4 ¾” x 3” x 2 ¼”. Ribbons and top have minor soiling. All Mt. Lebanon pieces are difficult to find. $425.00.

11. Mace, Fayette. Familiar Dialogues on Shakerism; in Which the Principles of the United Society are Illustrated and Defended. Portland: Chs. Day & Co., 1837. 120 pp. Lightly soiled salmon wraps. Mace, a Universalist minister joined the Shakers with his family. He eventually left the faith but his daughter Aurelia went on to become a very important Maine Shaker. This piece explains Shakerism in a series of dialogues. This copy has the publishing date of 1838 on the front wrap and the statement “approved by the Church” has been cancelled with a stamp. Richmond 1886. SOLD.

 

12. Evans, Frederick. Ann Lee (The Founder of the Shakers), A Biography…. Fourth edition. London: J. Burns, [1871]. 187, [3] pp. Very good in wraps. Evans was an English reformer who joined the Shakers and became a prominent spokesperson for the faith. Issued in 1871 while Evans was on a speaking tour in England. Richmond 570. SOLD.

 

13. Fellenberg, Frederick. Speaking Shakerism. [Mt. Lebanon: 1891]. 7 pp. Good with a small Clements Library label on the last page. Evans answers some young men in Switzerland who were interested in forming a community. Scarce. Richmond 692. SOLD.