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Trunk

Leather on wood studded on top and sides with brass nail heads forming tulips, fleur-de-lis, etc. Bound on front edges with pierced brass straps. Brass escutheon with crown above. Lable inside of John Selby, trunk maker to George II at Winsor Castle and London. Two wooden stands with Dutch...

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Provenance

By 1916, Mrs. George D. Sargent; 1931, transferred to Mrs. Mary Adelaide Sargent Poor; 1947, gift of Mary Adelaide Sargent Poor in memory of Adelaide Joanna Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Adelaide Sargent Poor in memory of Adelaide Joanna Sargent

English, 1727–60

Object Place

England

Accession Number

47.1360

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture