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Fireplace surround from the Elizabeth E. Spooner house, Boston, Massachusetts

about 1880


Object Place: Probably China and the United States of America

Dimensions

Overall: 308.6 x 278.1 cm (121 1/2 x 109 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1501

Medium or Technique

Painted and gilt wood, porcelain tiles

On View

Robert P. and Carol T. Henderson Gallery (Gallery 228)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Architectural elements

Provenance

1881, installed in Drawing Room of the Elizabeth E. Spooner House, 196 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston; by 1996, owned by David L. Petrovsky (antiques dealer) of Hudson, New York; 1996, purchased by Warren and Jan Adelson of Irvington, New York from Petrovsky; 2008, given by Warren and Jan Adelson to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Jan and Warren Adelson