Maxwell Graham / Essex Street

Shaker One Door Cupboard, c. 1830
Pine retaining an original dry dark stained surface
27 ¼ × 21 ¼ × 10 ¾ inches (69.21 × 53.98 × 27.31 cm)

Likely New Lebanon Bishopric, Watervliet, New York
Having a single flat panel door with a turned articulating knob activating a carved locking piece. Original diamond shaped
metal escutcheon.

Shaker One Door Cupboard, c. 1830
Pine retaining an original dry dark stained surface
27 ¼ × 21 ¼ × 10 ¾ inches (69.21 × 53.98 × 27.31 cm)

Likely New Lebanon Bishopric, Watervliet, New York
Having a single flat panel door with a turned articulating knob activating a carved locking piece. Original diamond shaped
metal escutcheon.

Shaker Apple Peeler, c. 1850
Pine birch and maple
17 × 12 × 9 ½ inches (43.18 × 30.48 × 24.13 cm)

Likely New Lebanon, New York
Stamped “JS”

Shaker Triple Hanger, c. 1860
Pine with the cross pieces secured to the upright by means of copper rivets with an old or original dry oxidized surface
14 × 14 inches (35.56 × 35.56 cm)

Likely New Lebanon, New York
A rare form made to hold multiple garments and be hung on a pegrail.

Shaker Production Two Slat Low Back Chair, c. 1880
Maple and pine retaining an original brown stain and varnish finish and trademark decal
28 ¼ × 17 ½ inches (71.76 × 44.45 cm)
Seat height: 17 ½ inches (44.45 cm)

Mount Lebanon, New York
A design based on earlier low back dining chairs made at New Lebanon. In 1860-1880, these production chairs were
produced at the Mount Lebanon, New York chair shop for use by the world as work or dressing room chairs, known as
“boudoir chairs.”

Shaker Production Two Slat Low Back Chair, c. 1880
Maple and pine retaining an original brown stain and varnish finish and trademark decal
28 ¼ × 17 ½ inches (71.76 × 44.45 cm)
Seat height: 17 ½ inches (44.45 cm)

Mount Lebanon, New York
A design based on earlier low back dining chairs made at New Lebanon. In 1860-1880, these production chairs were
produced at the Mount Lebanon, New York chair shop for use by the world as work or dressing room chairs, known as
“boudoir chairs.”

Shaker Early Production Rocking Arm Chair, c. 1870
Maple and pine retaining an original stained and varnished finish
40 × 19 ¼ × 23 ¼ inches (101.6 × 48.9 × 59.06 cm)

A rare 4 slat example with heavily turned mushroom cap hand holds. Stamped with size 3 of the standard sizes 0-7 on back.

Shaker Early Production Rocking Arm Chair, c. 1870
Maple and pine retaining an original stained and varnished finish
40 × 19 ¼ × 23 ¼ inches (101.6 × 48.9 × 59.06 cm)

A rare 4 slat example with heavily turned mushroom cap hand holds. Stamped with size 3 of the standard sizes 0-7 on back.

Helen Mirra
May, April, 2017/2019
Linen, silk, wool, in two parts
Each: 22 ¼ × 10 inches (55.5 × 25.5 cm)

Shaker Trestle Table, c. 1840
Maple and pine retaining an old stain and varnish surface
28 × 90 ¼ × 33 inches (71.2 × 229.2 × 83.8 cm)

Likely Watervliet, New York.
A rare example of a classic Shaker trestle table having a two board top above two beveled tapering cleats supported by
carved standards mortised into an arched footed base. There is a history of use of this table at Canterbury, New Hampshire
though many attribute the form to Watervliet, New York.

Shaker Trestle Table, c. 1840
Maple and pine retaining an old stain and varnish surface
28 × 90 ¼ × 33 inches (71.2 × 229.2 × 83.8 cm)

Likely Watervliet, New York.
A rare example of a classic Shaker trestle table having a two board top above two beveled tapering cleats supported by
carved standards mortised into an arched footed base. There is a history of use of this table at Canterbury, New Hampshire
though many attribute the form to Watervliet, New York.

Shaker Production Rocking Chair, c. 1880
Maple and pine retaining an original stained and varnished finish and trademarked decal on rocker
23 ¼ × 14 ¼ × 17 ¼ inches (59.06 × 36.2 × 43.82 cm)
Seat height: 8 ½ inches (21.59 cm)

Mount Lebanon, New York
The smallest size produced at the chair shop at Mount Lebanon, New York. Outstanding condition. The customary trademark
decal can be found on the interior of the right rocker blade.

Shaker Freestanding Tall Chest of Drawers, c. 1840
Pine retaining an original red stain and varnish surface
72 5/8 × 41 ¼ × 18 ¾ inches (184.4 × 104.8 × 47.6 cm)

Canterbury, New Hampshire.
A significant Shaker artifact in original and undisturbed condition. Having a molded cornice above seven non-graduated
dovetailed drawers, flush base with applied molding. Retaining the original distinctive three ring Canterbury knobs.
Provenance: The Collection of Erhart Muller, Harvard, Massachusetts. Acquired directly from the Shakers at Canterbury.

Shaker Dining Chair, c. 1832
Birch and pine retaining an original red painted surface
25 × 13 ½ × 12 5/8 inches (63.5 × 34.29 × 32.07 cm)
Seat height: 17 inches (43.18 cm)

Canterbury, New Hampshire
In 1832 Brother Macijah Tucker made these dining chairs for the Shaker Community at Canterbury, New Hampshire. They
are of a unique design for the period with plank seats and abbreviated spindle backs. While comfortable, this practical
design allowed them to be pushed under the trestle tables in the dining room when not in use. This allowed for easier
preparation and cleaning at mealtimes.

Shaker Tub, c. 1860
Wooden staves and base with a painted blue exterior and white interior, riveted iron bands, and a single remaining handle
12 1/8 × 20 ½ inches (30.8 × 52.07 cm)

Enfield, New Hampshire

Shaker Tub, c. 1860
Wooden staves and base with a painted blue exterior and white interior, riveted iron bands, and a single remaining handle
12 1/8 × 20 ½ inches (30.8 × 52.07 cm)

Enfield, New Hampshire

Shaker Rug Whips, c. 1900
Maple, bentwood fixed with metal holders, turned handles, paper labeled “Shaker Rug whip, Patented, Oct 25, 1898″
24 ½ × 7 ½ inches (62.23 × 19.05 cm)

Shaker T-Square, c. 1840
Maple, secured by a patterned group of small screws.
33 × 11 3/4 inches (83.82 × 29.85 cm)

Stamped “OH”

Shaker Early Production Rocking Arm Chair, c. 1870
Maple and pine retaining an old or original stain and varnish finish
43 ½ × 24 ¼ × 26 ½ inches (110.49 × 61.6 × 67.31 cm)
Seat height: 14 ½ inches (36.83 cm)

Mount Lebanon, New York
A fine example of a transitional chair. Combines elements of early community chairs including the arms and front posts,
with elements of later production chairs including the back posts and non-graduated slats. A “7” stamp can be found on the
back of the uppermost slat.

stanley brouwn
Steps of Pedestrians on Paper, 1963
Footprints on paper
9 5/8 × 12 5/8 inches (24.5 × 32 cm)

stanley brouwn
Steps of Pedestrians on Paper, 1963
Footprints on paper
9 5/8 × 12 5/8 inches (24.5 × 32 cm)