Parlor cabinet

MP
about 1870–90


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

194.31 x 127.63 x 43.18 cm (76 1/2 x 50 1/4 x 17 in.)

Accession Number

1979.401

Medium or Technique

Ebonized American cherry, raised gilded gesso ornament, brass mounts

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Inscription

Stamped into back: "11892"

Provenance

Descended through the Goodman Family of Hamden, Connecticut (tradition states that the first owner was an acrobat); by 1979, with E. J. Cantor Antiques, Baltimore, Maryland; 1979, Museum purchase.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund