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Provenance

Early history unknown; purchased from "Rubin, Colonial Antiques Shop" for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts.

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts

about 1800–10

Object Place

Prob. New England, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 138

Dimensions

Overall: 161.3 cm (63 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

39.63

Medium or Technique

Gilded white pine; glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Looking glasses and Mirrors