Lot 35E: New England Shaker Turned Wide Collar Black Ash Dough Bowl 1800s
25 October 2016
Milton, DE, USA
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Description: This is an outstanding "rare and early New England Shaker dough bowl from Mt. Lebanon circa early 1820s for your consideration. It is an outstanding beauty and is made of black ash with a detailed grain. The antique black ash bowl is slightly out of round that is a characteristic of being hand turned. The outside of the Shaker dough bowl has a beehive shape and a pedestal base for resting. The outside of the antique black ash bowl has a grooved or incised collar. This wide incised collar on the Shaker black ash bowl made it easier for the sisters to carry and handle. There are cutting and scarring marks, stains and a burn mark from decades of use. All of these imperfections add to authenticity and character of this New England Shaker primitive.
Condition Report: Excellent condition with age appropriate wear and patina._
Dimensions: 5 inches high, 16 inches wide, and 48 inches round in circumference