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Hanging shelves

Place Made:
Possibly Wachovia North Carolina United States of America
Date Made:
1780
Medium:
walnut
Dimensions:
WOA 27 3/4; DOA 11 1/2; HOA 35
Accession Number:
714.1
Description:
DESCRIPTION: Walnut hanging shelves, possibly Moravian, 4 shelves, the bottom one dovetailed to the sides which narrow as they approach the top which is scalloped off above the top shelf. A decorated facia, made by an auger, fronts the lower shelf and a scalloped board was originally set to face the underside of the upper shelf. This board was partly missing when aquired.
History:
PROVENANCE: This piece was purchased near Friedburg and may be Moravian.