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Painting Case with eighteen palettes

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Inscription

Engraved "EGM" in sprigged script on lid of cylindrical case.

Provenance

Owned originally by the artist Edward Green Malbone (1777-1807); nineteenth-century history unknown; owned by the dealer Alvin C. Detweiler of Washington D.C., in May 1937; acquired from Detweiler by the Karoliks before January 1939.

Credit Line

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

about 1800

Object Place

United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 220

Dimensions

13.97 x 30.48 x 22.86 cm (5 1/2 x 12 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

39.117

Medium or Technique

Ivory, pigments

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Painting