Willis Henry Shaker Auction 9/10/16 Lot 7. Estimate: $1,500 - 2,000. Realized: $4,080. Desc: Tub, Pine staves & bottom, original blue painted finish, iron hoops with V-shaped ends, tongue & groove joined staves, original offset iron handles in black paint attached to the heavy top hoop with 2 rivets, Canterbury or Enfield, NH, c. 1840-50, 7″ h, 13 1/2″ dia. Note: The rare blue color is usually indicative of the Ministry.
Willis Henry Shaker Auction 9/10/16 Lot 249 (1 of 2). Estimate: $600 - 900. Realized: $510. Desc: Two Pails, Pine, original dark blue paint, 3 steel bands painted black, with arrow point shaped ends, steel wire & wood swing handle, diamond bail plates, c. 1850-60, 7 1/2″ h (to rim), 8″ dia; Pine sap bucket, original red paint, white washed interior, metal hanger attached at rim, original steel bands moved, stamped on bottom “Alfred Shakers”, 11″ h, 11 3/4″ dia.