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Inscription

Carved into front: "CH"

Provenance

March 2012, purchased by Robert Edwards (dealer, Swarthmore, PA) at a Connecticut auction; 2013, sold by Robert Edwards to the MFA. (Accession date: January 30, 2013)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. E. Lee Perry

about 1875–1890

Object Place

Cincinnati, Ohio

Dimensions

Overall: 210.8 x 66 x 50.8 cm (83 x 26 x 20 in.) Length x width (Width at shelf): 55.9 cm (22 in.)

Accession Number

2013.1

Medium or Technique

Walnut, ebony

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture