I am quite pleased to announce I have once again been invited to exhibit a piece at The Art of Fine Furniture in Winona, Minnesota again this summer.
I will be sharing my latest Shaker piece - a Shaker round stand with "understated elegance...pleasing to the eye and touch"
No, this is not a circa 1950 Danish modern piece. It is a replica of a candle stand first created more than 120 years earlier by a Shaker craftsman in the community of Hanover, Massachusetts. This circa 1830 solid Cherry table faithfully duplicates the fine lines of its ancestor in every detail. Standing 24-1/2” tall, this classic, graceful table has an 18” diameter top.
Note the graceful flowing curve of the legs, and their gentle taper from the base of the wine bottle shaped pedestal to the floor. The thin top is made to appear even thinner and more delicate by the soft tapering of the rim. Although delicate in appearance, these sturdy tables have survived for nearly 200 years!
It was finished with a tung oil/varnish mix and hand-rubbed to a satin sheen, resulting in a velvety touch to the hand.
Come visit this fine collection of the highest quality furniture, in the warm, inviting atrium of the Winona County History Center.