Shaker School Bench

Date:  Ca. 1820-1840s

About:  Made and used at Hancock Shaker Community. Rare half-round formation.  Pine and chestnut.  Chrome yellow.
Provenance:  Used in the school house east part of the Hancock Shaker Village.  This Shaker school bench was also used at the Tyringham Shaker Community at the Rudd compound (Church Family).

Size:  78 ½” wide x 50” deep x 28” high. Seat height: 14 ½”.
Item:  A872