Estimate: $6,000 – $8,000
Pine, original deep lipstick red painted finish, molded lid, cast iron hinges applied to outside back, two lipped and dovetailed drawers, each with worldly brass bail pulls, simple board sides with bootjack ends, two interior chamfered cleats on lid, initialed on back in red “TAB, 1808″, original keys to drawer and lid, 42 1/2″ h, 36 3/4″ w, 19 1/4” d.
Purchased (from Alta McKerley in 1952) in Concord, NH [where it had gone from Harvard via Canterbury Shakers]
(Dr. McCue’s Journal Entry #201)
(Dr. McCue’s small Notebook)