Saturday, SEPTEMBER 7, 2013
Hancock Shaker Village
Session One: McCue Shaker Collection, Part II
Immediately followed by
Session Two: Shaker Selected from Important Collections
Cupboard over Case of Drawers.
Pine, original red stain, 75 3/8" h x 47¾" w, 19½" d. Exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1986, and The Corcoran Museum of Art, 1986. See Shaker Design, June Sprigg, Item 3, page 28.
“In 1948, Eldress Emma (King) took me to the Attic of the Ministry Shop where I purchased the chrome yellow blanket chest for $100,” as told to Willis Henry by Dr. McCue in a series of interviews in 2003. Exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA and pictured in Religion in Wood by Edward D. Andrews, pg. 72.
Cherry tripod sewing stand with drawer, shown on the right (plate 12) in Shaker Furniture, Andrews, 1937; Small round finely woven Shaker basket; Extra small pair of high top, Sister’s shoes, finely woven in blue cloths, initialed “G.D.”; Two oval boxes from Maine, in red and green.