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Inscribed: "Made by C. Elliott in New London/ For Mr. [----?] 1765" and "CE/ 346/ 1765". Rosewood, boxwood, walnut, ivory. Backstaff with rosewood limbs and braces decorated with incised lines, punched stars, and applied bosses, with inlaid ivory plate with maker's name, date, and owner's name...

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Credit Line

Gift of The Seminarians

American, 1765

Object Place

New London, Connecticut

Dimensions

Overall: 59.1 x 35.6 x 12.7 cm (23 1/4 x 14 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

1993.533

Medium or Technique

Rosewood, boxwood, walnut, ivory

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Americas

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