Stamped on headstock: J. ASHBORN / PATENTED / 1852; stamped on perch pole: WM A. POND & CO / NEW-YORK
1997, Cobb's Auction, Peterborough, NH, to James Bollman, Arlington, MA; sold by James Bollman to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2007)
Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously and by the Barrington Foundation, Inc.
- James Ashborn, American, 1824–1876
Wolcottville (now Torrington), Connecticut, United States
Length 91 cm, diameter 33.9 cm (Length 35 3/16 in., diameter 13 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Maple, rosewood, iron