Bench

1907


Object Place: Pasadena, California, United States

Dimensions

52.1 x 115.6 x 31.8 cm (20 1/2 x 45 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1982.407

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, ebony

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Rectangular mahogany bench with slightly overhanging top, supported by four legs terminating in button feet; scrolled brackets at end rails and at knees of side rails; top joined with a continuous ebony spline, fastened with inset screws capped with ebony pegs

Provenance

1907, made for the Robert R. Blacker house, Pasadena, California; late 1940s, acquired by a private collector (probably Richard C.E. Anderson) when the contents of that house were dispersed at a yard sale; by descent to Richard and Wendy Anderson, Bristol, Rhode Island; 1982, purchased from the Andersons by the MFA (Accession date: September 15, 1982).

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund