Shaker Baskets and Poplarware: A Field Guide

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Guide for antique buyers and dealers to spot the real thing.
This series of three books explains Shaker design and construction of baskets, boxes, kitchen utensils, farm tools, and many other typical items to enable antique dealers and buyers to spot the real thing. Written by experts in the field, and extensively illustrated with color photographs.

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Overview

Guide for antique buyers and dealers to spot the real thing.
This series of three books explains Shaker design and construction of baskets, boxes, kitchen utensils, farm tools, and many other typical items to enable antique dealers and buyers to spot the real thing. Written by experts in the field, and extensively illustrated with color photographs.

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Table of Contents

A Note on the Shakers 8
Introduction 10
Color Plates 15
Ch. 1 Baskets 27
Utility Baskets
Transitional Baskets
Fancy Work Baskets
Basketmaking Tools
Ch. 2 Poplarware 85
Mount Lebanon, NY
Sabbathday Lake and Alfred, ME
Canterbury and Enfield, NH
Assorted poplarware
Ch. 3 Questions and Answers for Collectors 139
Ch. 4 Shaker Communities Then and Now 157
Chronology of Important Shaker Dates 159
Bibliography 160
Index 164
About the Authors 168
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