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Vitrine (one of a pair)

about 1937
Possibly designed by Jules Buoy (French, active in the United States, 1872 - 1937)


Object Place: Possibly Hartford, Connecticut

Dimensions

Overall (each): 172.72 x 77.15 x 46.36 cm (68 x 30 3/8 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1650.1

Medium or Technique

Nickle-plated metal, painted wood, glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

One of a pair of vitrines; Store cases made for G. Fox, a Hartford, CT department store

Provenance

About 1937, designed and made for the interior of G. Fox Department Store, Hartford, Connecticut; by 1982, owned by Antiquers III, Brookline, Massachusetts; October 30, 1987, purchased from Antiquers III by John Axelrod, Boston, Massachusetts; 2008, promised gift of John Axelrod to the MFA; 2011, gift of John Axelrod to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection