Pair of American Meetinghouse Benches


Mid-19th Century
Pine and maple.
Rodback-style with arms at each
end. Turned legs with double rod stretchers.
This was used for many years in Morgan Rank’s
Easthampton, Long Island shop. Rank recalls
many locals and celebrities, including the artist
Willem de Kooning, discussing the day’s events
while seated on this bench.
15’l x 15″ d x 18″ seat x 33″ h
Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art
and Musical Instruments.”
$2300 each