Estimate: $4,000 – $6,000
Pine, original brown stained finish, 3″ raised backsplash, two dovetailed and nailed drawers with turned pulls, over two cupboard doors with double and chamfered splines with inset screws on inside of doors, opening to two shelves, 1 1/4″ peg on left hand side, brass door closures, Tyringham, MA, 30″ h, 41″ w (case), 16″ d.
This is one of the first pieces Dr. McCue acquired. He purchased it in 1946 for $35 from Edward Deming Andrews, who found it at the Church Family Dwelling at Hancock, however, Andrews said that it came from the Tyringham Shakers and made circa 1810.
(Dr. McCue’s Journal Entry #6)