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Shellwork basket of flowers ("Flower Dome")

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Provenance

2010, consigned to Northeast Auctions early in the year by a picker; 2010, purchased Northeast Auctions, Marine, China Trade, Sporting Art, and Historical Americana Auction, Sunday, August 22, lot 1051.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds provided by The Seminarians

Probably American, about 1840–50

Object Place

Probably New England

Dimensions

Overall: 62.9 cm (24 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2010.598.1-3

Medium or Technique

Rosewood base inlaid with satinwood, shells, glass dome

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Decorative arts