Antique shaker furniture
Each selection showcased at JaneKatchercollection.com digs deep into the cultural background of rare antiques. Each contributor to Expressions of Innocence and Eloquence has extensive knowledge of the subject matter, from antique shaker furniture to Pennsylvania portraits of American folk art. Drawing from a collector's point of view, the selections featured in the book and on the web site explore rituals, daily customs and historical contexts of rare antiques. Find additional research and acquisitions at JaneKatchercollection.com that are not included in the book as well. Our contributors have a genuine interest in historical heritages and pass the information on to enthusiasts who value collecting. Explore Quaker traditions through our analysis of antique shaker baskets or learn more about the history of cultures surrounding New England, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
Antique shaker baskets
The Shaker's culture continues to interest people across the world and especially the scholars who have contributed to Expressions of Innocence and Eloquence. The artifacts created, such as antique shaker baskets, represent a community in an earlier and simpler time throughout American history. The antiques created during this time have timeless appeal and capture purity and grace. JaneKatchercollection.com analyzes the cultural value and significance of these items and strives to acquire new pieces to share the authenticity of the culture with our online audience. Expressions of Innocence and Eloquence features essays on antique shaker furniture, such as Jean M. Burks' essay on products and principles of Shakers. Robert Shaw also analyzes the significance of boxes and basket arrangements from this era and others alike. Let the beauty of these antiques enthrall and inspire your inner sense of knowledge and appreciation for historical items.