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Provenance

Early history unknown. Purchased from E.J. Canton of Lutherville, Maryland.

Credit Line

Bequest of Ruth Appleton Safford, by exchange and Frank B. Bemis Fund

about 1876

Object Place

New York City, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 143.5 x 88.9 x 50.2 cm (56 1/2 x 35 x 19 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1992.60

Medium or Technique

Cherry, yellow- poplar; ebonized finish

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes