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The swan head terminals on each side of this parlor easel have long curved necks carved with feathers. The legs are mahogany and those in front are connected with two molded panels, the upper of which has an ormolu mount of an urn, cornucopias. insects, and flowers. The front legs are drilled...

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Provenance

Inherited by the donors, who are descended from the Sargent family. It may have belonged to the painter Henry Sargent (1770-1845) (Accession Date January 8, 1964)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

1805–25

Object Place for Label

New York City or Boston

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 216

Dimensions

Overall: 150.8 x 54.6 x 12.7 cm (59 3/8 x 21 1/2 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

64.19

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, ormolu mount

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens