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  • Green oval Shaker box [Object]

    Shaker boxes were produced in great numbers by Shaker communities and sold to visitors. A member of the Mount Lebanon society recorded the number of oval boxes his community made...

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  • Oval Shaker box [Object]

    Shaker boxes were produced in great numbers by Shaker communities and sold to visitors. A member of the Mount Lebanon society recorded the number of oval boxes his community made...

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  • Racetrack Tout Trade Figure [Object]

    Possibly carved by Charles Parker Dowler of Providence, Rhode Island, this type of swaggering caricature was popular with tobacconists. In catalogues, this model was sometimes known as ‘The Dude’ –...

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  • Cigar Store Indian [Object]

    Wearing a headdress with lustrous ostrich feathers and a girdle with a scabbard, this fantasy figure of a Native American was carved by a master craftsman. Note the precise way...

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  • Northwest Coast Carving [Object]

    At some stage in its history, this top-heavy carved figure fell forward and snapped its arms. They were subsequently replaced. Unfortunately, the original position of the arms would have indicated...

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  • Eagle [Object]

    German-born Wilhelm Schimmel (1817–1890) was an itinerant carver who travelled throughout Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. He is particularly known for his Habsburg-style eagles with outstretched wings. It is thought that Schimmel...

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