Shaker Collection

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

 

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. SOLD.

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”. SOLD.

 

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.