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Gilt. Rectangular frame with shaped corners, carved fret design in relief between narrow carved moldings. Pendent flowers at sides. Shells and scrolls in shaped bottom; carved pediment top with shell in center.

Credit Line

Given in memory of Dr. William Hewson Baltzell, by his wife Alice Cheney Baltzell

about 1720–40

Object Place

England

Dimensions

167.64 cm (66 in.)

Accession Number

36.284

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture