Shaker Chip Box
This unusually large Shaker work box, or chip box, illustrates the essence of Shaker perfection with its finely dovetailed joints, carved bent handle, copper rivets and original chrome yellow wash.
~ ITEM DETAILS ~Dimensions: H 20 ½" (case 11 ¾"), L 29 ¼", W 15 ½"
Date / Circa: c.1840
Maker / Origin: North Family, New Lebanon, New York
Medium: Pine and ash with original yellow stain.
Miscellaneous: Provenance: Eldress Rosetta Stephens, North Family, Mount Lebanon to John Leadley to Richard Leadley, his son, to Thomas Queen to Ohio collectors.