Estimate: $4,000 – $6,000
Chestnut and pine, thin yellow/ochre wash, molded top board with backsplash, two flanking drawers thumbnail molded with lips on top and sides, over three similar graduated drawers, all with original white porcelain pulls, double vertical raised panel ends, one-quarter round molded front sides, Enfield, CT, attributed to Thomas Fisher (1823-1902), 38 1/2″ h (to top backsplash), 33″ h (front), 40″ w (top), 37 1/4″ w (case), 21 1/2″ d (top), 20 3/4″ (case).
“The pieces by Thos. Fisher of Enfield, Conn. (of which this is one) are perhaps the finest examples of the mid-nineteenth-century Shaker craftsmanship.” J. McCue Sept 1988 (See Addenda)
See The Complete Book of Shaker Furniture, Rieman, T. and Burks, J., Fig. 137, p. 193, for a similar example
See Shaker Furniture Makers, Grant, J. and Allen, D., p. 159, for similar examples