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Cast-iron stove

Inscription

"LOW & LEAKE / ALBANY / PATENTED AUGUST 10th 1844"

Provenance

1991, sold at Billy Long Auctions, Springfield, Missouri, to Dr. Larry McCallister; 26 January 2013, sold at Sotheby's, New York, "Important Americana: Property from the Collection of Dr. Larry McCallister," lot 590, to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by David and Victoria Croll, Grace & Floyd Lee Bell, and Shirley W. and Walter Amory

about 1844

Object Place

Albany, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 148 x 76.8 x 43.2 cm (58 1/4 x 30 1/4 x 17 in.)

Accession Number

2013.86

Medium or Technique

Cast iron

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Metalwork