Estimate: $4,000 – $6,000
Pine, in original ochre yellow finish, dovetailed, with tool holder on right, and drawer below in front, dovetailed, original turned and threaded pulls, original lid with chamfered supports on inside, (small repair to back), small section for kindling, Hancock, MA, 25 1/4″ h, 24″ w, 17 1/4″ d; includes a pair of cast iron Shaker stove tools, shovel and tongs, 20″ and 15 1/2″ l.
On the drawer bottom is a Shaker penciled sketch of window casements for the Brick Dwelling House at Hancock
Purchased from A. Hamilton in Sheffield, Mass., in 1949 for $22
(Dr. McCue’s Journal Entry #82)