Deaccessioned December 19, 2013
Edward Lothrop (American)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Overall: 74.3 x 41.3 cm (29 1/4 x 16 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gilded and carved wood, glass
Rectangular, gilded and carved frame; wavy moulding in concave edge; balls across top. Ship picture in floral frame painted at top.
Paper label pasted to back:
E. LOTHROP, GILDER,
No. 28, COURT STREET….Near Concert Hall,
Opposite the new Stone Stores,--BOSTON.
KEEPS constantly on hand [illegible] assortment of well made Gilt and / Mahogany framed LOOKING GLASSES, of the first quality…Miniature / and Profile Frames, by wholesale or retail…Looking Glasses, Pictures, and Embroidery, framed in the best manner.
N.B. Country Traders who buy to sell again, have found, and will still / find it to their interest to call as above, where they can have Glasses pack- / ed with perfect safety for transportation, free of expense.
Gold Lead for sale, as usual, by the single book, or dozen, at / Factory prices. / ***OLD PLATES, NEW SILVERED.
THOMAS BADGER, JUN. PRINTER.
19th century, Thomas Smith (b. 1796 - d. 1861) and Betsey Howes Smith (b. 1797), Chatham, MA; probably by descent to Kate Augustina Gould (b. 1871 - d. 1930), Chatham; 1933, bequeathed by Kate A. Gould to the MFA for use in the Chatham Historical Society (accession date: July 20, 1933); December 19, 2013, deaccessioned by the MFA for transfer to the Chatham Historical Society.
Bequest of Miss Kate A. Gould