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Lot 30: Tailoring Counter


Estimate: $20,000 – $30,000
Sold: $38,350

Pine, original bittersweet orange stained finish (dark tangerine), asymmetrical design, three long dovetailed and lipped drawers (40″ l), graduated, top drawer is divided, original handled pulls, curved overhung top board with backsplash and arched side splash, inset paneled cupboard door with one-quarter round molding, carved wood door closure, single shelf interior, four holes drilled through back board possibly for ventilation, 31 1/2″ h (to counter top), 35 3/4″ h (to top of splash board), 6′ 6 1/2″ l, 26 1/2″ d.

Dr. McCue built a pine base to raise the working height (not attached).
See Shaker Furniture, Andrews, Edward Deming and Faith, Plate 21, for a similar example of a corner wash stand/counter.

Purchased from A. Hamilton in 1951 for $95
(Dr. McCue’s Journal Entry #188)

Out of stock

Red tailoring counter w/corner