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Paine Family Press Cupboard

Paine Family Press Cupboard Joined oak and white pine with maple turnings
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[ This description is from the project: MHS 225th Anniversary ]

This press cupboard, one of the finest examples of colonial New England joined furniture, has remained virtually unchanged in the 340 years since its creation. More than a dozen pieces attributed to this unidentified cabinet maker's shop, distinguished by their complex joinery and sophisticated designs, remain in public or private collections in New York and New England.